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The Big Book of Beasts

Yuval Zommer

£12.95

A fact-filled book about wild animals from the illustrator of the hugely successful The Big Book of Bugs

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Overview

Why do wolves howl at the moon? Do hyenas really laugh? Why do hippos love the mud? Find out the answers to these and many more beastly questions. Play search and find in the pictures, too. Can you spot all the special paw prints?

Meet all kinds of grizzly, hairy, wild and wonderful beasts from around the world in this first book of animals to share with young children. It's packed with facts about how different types of wild animals eat, hunt and survive.

Nominated for 2018 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal

Part of the ‘Big Book’ series, a Made for Mums Gold Award winner

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Reviews

'Fun, fact-packed and fantastic!'
Chris Packham

'A tall, gorgeous volume'
Sunday Times

'This gorgeously illustrated book provides a fact-filled introduction to the animal world'
BBC Science Focus’s Brainfood Book of the Week

'Packed with fascinating information and full of gloriously illustrated wildlife scenes'
Absolutely Education

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Specifications

Format: PLC (no jacket)

Size: 34.0 x 23.0 cm

Extent: 64 pp

Illustrations: 64

Publication date: 16 March 2017

ISBN: 9780500651063

About the Author

Yuval Zommer studied at the Royal College of Art, London, and has worked as a creative director at many top advertising agencies. He wrote and illustrated the children’s picture book The Big Blue Thing on the Hill, which was nominated for a Teach Primary New Children’s Fiction Award, The Big Book of Bugs and The Big Book of Beasts.

Barbara Taylor studied Environmental Sciences at Southampton University. She has worked as a science editor and writer at London’s Natural History Museum and for several publishing houses. She is an award-winning author of more than 150 books for children.

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Barbara Taylor