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
'Fun, fact-packed and fantastic!'
'A tall, gorgeous volume'
'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'
Format:PLC (no jacket)
Size:34.0 x 23.0 cm
Publication date:16 March 2017
About the Author
Yuval Zommer graduated from the Royal College of Art with an MA in Illustration. He worked as a creative director at leading advertising agencies before becoming the author and illustrator of highly acclaimed non-fiction. Yuval's stunning 'Big Book of...' series encourages children to explore and care for our natural world. The series has now been published in 25 languages and has won and been shortlisted for numerous awards internationally, including the UKLA Book Awards 2018 & 2019, the English Association's Nonfiction Award 2017 & 2019, and the Made For Mums Award 2018 & 2019.
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.