Books Smithsonian Natural History The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth by Becky Alexander, Ann Baggaley, Kim Dennis-Bryan, Ferdie McDonald and Elizabeth Munsey Hardcover, 648 pages, Dk Pub, List Price: $50 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleSmithsonian Natural HistorySubtitleThe Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on EarthAuthorBecky Alexander, Ann Baggaley, et al Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary With oversight from the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, this detailed visual guide examines thousands of species and specimens of animals, plants and minerals that make Earth unique. Genres: Nonfiction Science & Health Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Smithsonian Natural History Aaron Meshon Best Books Of 2010 Best Gift Books 2010: Art, Nature, Cute Canines December 1, 2010 Even in a year notable for economic bust and an e-reader boom, big art books, lush photo retrospectives and other gems both quirky and collectible continue to roam the earth. Here are gift-book suggestions for every taste and budget.