Get ready for a walk on the wild side through every continent on Earth! Kids can discover the animal kingdom like never before in Lonely Planet Kids' The Animal Book , a beautiful encyclopedia featuring over 100 incredible creatures, from the grey wolf and green anaconda, to the bald eagle and emperor penguin. Packed with facts and illustrations, it also explores our relationship with these animals and how we're affecting their lives and habitats, such as reindeer helping to deliver food for Arctic communities and elephants hunted for their tusks in Africa. Animals are all around us, but sometimes we forget just how remarkable they are. With The Animal Book , kids can discover some of the world's most diverse and fascinating mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, insects and invertebrates, from those they can spot in their backyard to more endangered species in jungles, deserts and freezing oceans. They'll also learn about conservation efforts and how to help protect wildlife and the planet. Dawn Cooper's wonderful illustrations are combined with fantastic photographs and expert authorship by Ruth Martin. Organized by continent, The Animal Book covers:
This is Book 52 in the Lonely Planet Kids Series. See all Lonely Planet Kids books here.
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Lonely Planet Kids encourages children to discover more about our diverse world and its fascinating variety of people, places, cultures, creatures and environments. Created by our global team of experts, our products cover culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. With astonishing facts, engaging visuals and a sense of adventure, we insMore about Lonely Planet Kids
Ruth Martin has been an editor and author of children's books for many years. She lives in South London with her husband and daughter.More about Ruth Martin
Dawn Cooper graduated from the Bath School of Art & Design in 2011 with a First Class degree in Graphic Communication. Dawn's work is heavily inspired by natural history and botanical illustrations, as well as things she has read or seen on her travels. In the rare moments when she's not drawing, Dawn likes nothing more than a long, rewarding walk with her cMore about Dawn Cooper