Best Reference Books – Classification of Animal Kingdom and Plant Kingdom

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Classification of Animal Kingdom and Plant Kingdom subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Classification of Animal Kingdom and Plant Kingdom along with reviews.

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1. “Animals: A Visual Guide to the Animal Kingdom” by Dr Keith Laidler

“Animals: A Visual Guide to the Animal Kingdom” Book Review: This book shows the beauty of the animal kingdom with large images and uptodate scientific and zoological research on the natural history and conservation status of many animals. The information provided in the book is gotten from nature lovers, conservationists, wildlife watchers and budding zoologists. Readers from different age groups would certainly enjoy it. Its contents are arranged based on the scientific classification of animals (orders, families, genus, species), each chapter centres on a different family of animals.

2. “Classification of the Animal Kingdom” by Richard Freeman
3. “The Animal Kingdom: A Guide to Vertebrate Classification and Biodiversity” by Kathryn Whyman

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“The Animal Kingdom: A Guide to Vertebrate Classification and Biodiversity” Book Review: This book explores the similarities and dissimilarities between the five classes of vertebrates i.e animals with backbones which are fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. Readers are introduced to the kingdoms and subdivisions of different animals. The readers would learn how living things are classified by scientists. The book talks about the animals that are in danger of extinction. It also reminds the readers that new species are still being discovered.

4. “A Closer Look at the Animal Kingdom (Introduction to Biology)” by Sherman Hollar

“A Closer Look at the Animal Kingdom (Introduction to Biology)” Book Review: This book teaches the reader the fundamental things they need to know about the animal kingdom. It explains the physical characteristics, habits and behaviors of invertebrates and vertebrates in detail. It also expounds on the methods involved in classifying the various species. It is written in a very simple manner so teenagers and also young adults interested in biology or zoology would be able to grasp the information in the book easily. Readers would gain from using this book as a reference book for biology.

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5. “The Plant Kingdom: A Guide to Plant Classification and Biodiversity” by Theresa Greenaway

“The Plant Kingdom: A Guide to Plant Classification and Biodiversity” Book Review: This book educates the reader on basic concepts in the plant kingdom. It describes the life forms that make up the plant kingdom. It lists the characteristics that the life forms have in common. It also lists the differences between the life forms and also the various concepts that make them different. It describes the techniques scientists use to classify plants. It is written in a beginner-friendly style so children would be able to understand the concepts in the book.

6. “Tree of Life: The Incredible Biodiversity of Life on Earth” by Rochelle Strauss and Margot Thompson

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“Tree of Life: The Incredible Biodiversity of Life on Earth” Book Review: This book is designed to teach children about their environment and how to take care of it. It educates the reader on the whole lot of life forms in the world. It is a well-illustrated book. It is written in a child-friendly style, so children can understand the major concepts in the book. It provides an introduction to biodiversity. The reader gets to learn about how living things are classified into five kingdoms. The book also shows how living things affect their environment.

7. “Sunflowers, Magnolia Trees and Other Flowering Plants (Kingdom Classifications)” by Steve Parker

“Sunflowers, Magnolia Trees and Other Flowering Plants (Kingdom Classifications)” Book Review: This book describes the different parts of flowering plants with very clear and well labelled diagrams. Many plants are listed with diagrams showing the parts of flowers with clear labels and these parts are explained in detail.The life cycle of flowering plants are well explained in the book.The natural environments of the plants are identified and they are classified based on the type of climate they exist in. The possible uses of plants and also the way they have been used are all explained. The attempts that have been made to conserve plants are included in the book.

8. “Redwoods, Hemlocks and Other Cone-Bearing Plants (Kingdom Classifications)” by Steve Parker

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“Redwoods, Hemlocks and Other Cone-Bearing Plants (Kingdom Classifications)” Book Review: This book describes how conifers grow, their parts and the various types of conifers based on the climate they grow in. It describes the reproductive processes of the conifer and how it gets its energy. It talks about the ecological importance of conifers and how they are used. It also lists the ways people have used them and the attempts that have been made to conserve them. Readers are introduced to some other plants like the mighty redwoods and the sharp needled spruces.

9. “Ferns, Mosses and Other Spore-Producing Plants (Kingdom Classifications)” by Steve Parker

“Ferns, Mosses and Other Spore-Producing Plants (Kingdom Classifications)” Book Review: This book educates the reader on how spore-producing plants grow and reproduce, the various types, their environment, their life cycles, and how they are used. It introduces readers to plants like hornworts and tree ferns. It also studies how these plants get energy and reproduce and how they evolved from prehistoric plants. It also looks at how people use spore producing plants for food, decoration, and even medicine.

10. “The Vegetable Kingdom Volume 1-2; Or, the Structure, Classification, and Uses of Plants. Illustrated Upon the Natural System” by John Lindley

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“The Vegetable Kingdom Volume 1-2; Or, the Structure, Classification, and Uses of Plants. Illustrated Upon the Natural System” Book Review: This book teaches the reader about different vegetables. It expounds on their various structures and their modes of classification. It also describes the different uses of the vegetables. The natural environment of these vegetables are listed and the climates they thrive in are also included. The botanical names of the vegetables are stated in the book so readers can learn to identify the vegetables and their botanical names.

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