Killer Creatures

Killer Creatures

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Description

Navigate your way through a fantastic range of subjects with this visually spectacular new series. Every spread is brimming with lively text, amazing photographs and artworks, and weblinks and quotes. Panels throughout offer focused information on specific topics.Come face to face with the world's top predators. Superb digital artworks recreate the feeding frenzy of a shoal of piranhas, a rampaging column of voracious army ants, and the moment when a harpy eagle snatches a monkey from the treetops. Eye-popping photographs and expert text complete this unforgettable tour of nature's deadliest hunters.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 250 x 280 x 10mm | 612g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • full-colour photos & artwork
  • 0753416921
  • 9780753416921
  • 2,122,086

About Claire Llewellyn

Claire Llewellyn is a prize-winning author of non-fiction for young readers - in 1991, she was shortlisted for the prestigious TES Junior Information Book Award for Take One: Rubbish - and in 1992, she won that award for My First Book of Time. Since then, Claire has written more than 100 children's books on a wide range of subjects. Pixel Shack has created stunning CG dinosaurs for the BBC's Walking with Dinosaurs series and also illustrated Kingfisher's forthcoming Dinomummy.show more

Table of contents

1 Title; 2-3 Contents; 4-5 Big cats; 6-7 Wolves of the taiga; 8-9 Bears of the Arctic; 10-11 Pack hunters (wild dogs); 12-13 Piranha frenzy; 14-15 Ocean predators (sharks); 16-17 Killer whales; 18-19 Stingers in the sea (jellyfish); 20-21 Venomous snakes; 22-23 Crushing constrictors; 24-25 Deadly amphibians; 26-27 Biting lizards; 28-29 Crocodile attack; 30-31 Birds of prey; 32-33 Poisonous spiders; 34-35 Scorpion strike; 36-37 Disease spreaders; 38-39 Army ants; 40-41 Bees and hornets; 42-43 Extinct killers (dinosaurs); 44-45 Glossary / Reference for quotes; 46-47 Index; 48 Acknowledgements.show more

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