Dangerous Creatures

Dangerous Creatures

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This guide explores the realm of the world's most terrifying animals. Find out about the ways these animals hunt and kill their prey and what they do to defend themselves from attack. From the largest lions to the tiniest mosquitoes, the book examines the characteristics and lifestyles of our planet's strongest, most vicious and most poisonous creatures. Information panels throughout lead the reader to further discovery and each chapter offers Website links, book lists, places to visit and career information.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 232 x 276 x 12mm | 557.93g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour illustrations
  • 0753408465
  • 9780753408469

Table of contents

Tooth and claw; stealth and speed, massive strength, team work, chimpanzees' hunting party, hunters of the skies; danger in the water, ocean hunters; venomous creatures, feared snakes, poisonous fangs, venomous skin, a deadly bite, underwater stingers, stinging tentacles and jaws; small but deadly, sinister spiders, sting in the tail, fierce fish, killer bees,spreading disease, vampire bats, rats.show more

About Angela Wilkes

Angela Wilkes, an award-winning writer and editor, is renowned for her lively, engaging books that children read over and over again. She excels in presenting information in an original and straightforward way - a gift that has been recognized by children and parents alike across the world. Veterinary surgeon Steve Leonard first appeared on television in BBC's popular series Vets's School, and went on to star in the hugely successful follow-up series Vets in Practice and Vets in the Wild. For his most recent project, Ultimate Killers, he travelled to all corners of the globe to track down the world's most dangerous animals.show more