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A handy-sized guide to the amazing wonders of the animal world. Young children can find out why zebras have stripes, how whales breathe, why spiders make webs and much more. Written in clear and easy-to-follow language and packed with colourful illustrations, photographs and maps. With internet links to recommended websites with games, quizzes and animations.

Book information

Key Stage
KS1/2 S
Padded hardback
ISBN: 9780746067277
Extent: 64 pages
Dimensions: 170 x 130mm

Author information

Felicity Brooks

Felicity Brooks is an Editorial Director and writer at Usborne Publishing. She studied English and Drama at Exeter University and worked as an actor, teacher and lexicographer before starting work in children’s publishing in the late 1980s. She has written and edited hundreds of children’s titles, including stories and novelty books for pre-schoolers and books about history, geography, languages, science, maths, nature and the arts. Her books have won the TES Senior Information Book Award, the Aventis Science Books Prize, the SLA Information Book Award, the Sheffield Baby Books Award and Practical Pre-school Gold and Silver Awards.

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