If you’re wild about animals, this visual encyclopedia is the ultimate page-turner, bringing our planet’s creatures together in spectacular style.
This inspiring children’s reference guide welcomes you to the animal kingdom where you can meet more than 1,500 species, ranging from ants to zebras and everything in between. Stunning pictures bring you face to face with giant predators you know and love, including polar bears and tigers, as well as mysterious microscopic life, including amoebas and bacteria.
A variety of animal habitats are shown in beautiful detail, while accessible information, additional fact boxes, and amazing galleries complete the stories. A jaw-dropping spectrum of animal types – from fish and birds to reptiles and mammals – provides a learning experience like no other.
Whether you’re a budding naturalist or simply want to complete a school project, The Animal Book has got it covered.
David Burnie is a zoology graduate and fellow of the Zoological Society of London. Having started out as a nature-preserve ranger and biologist, he has since forged a successful career as a writer and consultant specializing in wildlife and plants…. More about David Burnie
“The Animal Book: A Visual Encyclopedia of Life on Earth is an ‘amoebas to zebras’ reference destined to pique the interest of young readers and provide years of homework help for ages 8 to 12…. a comprehensive, at-a-glance guide illustrated with brilliant color photography, accompanied by facts that prove to be easily digestible.” – BookPage