This animal encyclopedia with a twist showcases more than 100 animals in close-up detail. Arranged from biggest to smallest, the wildlife of the world is revealed with stunning photography and gorgeous illustrations.
The storybook descriptions will delight children and let them discover amazing animal facts, such as why the slow-motion sloth is so sluggish and how the plodding pangolin protects itself from predators.
Alongside interesting facts are the stories and myths behind children's favourite animals as well as incredible pictures and stunning illustrations. Discover how the koala got its name or which animal the Ancient Egyptians thought rolled the Sun across the sky.
Each page features fun animal facts and detailed close-up photographs for children to pore over, including firm favourites such as dolphins, tigers and butterflies as well more unusual animals such as walrus, lemur and peacock.
A perfect gift for children who can't get enough of animals, wildlife and nature, An Anthology of Intriguing Animals covers animals big and small and feathered and furred and will be a treasured favourite book.
- Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
- Age Range: 7 - 11 years
- Hardcover book
- 224 pages