Penguin

Penguin

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The leading media brand for all things animal, this is an exciting and innovative book program that continues to deliver engaging, high-quality information about the animal kingdom. Launched in 1997, Animal Planet today has a unique global reach. It is broadcast in more than 96 million US households and 165 other countries, in 24 languages. An illustrated and evocative narrative weaves a story around the life cycle of a young animal as it grows into an adult. Stunning illustrations capture the essence of an animal's character, behavior, distinctive features, and habitat. Excellent for reading aloud and for budding young readers to read alone.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 243.84 x 271.78 x 10.16mm | 476.27g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0753467240
  • 9780753467244
  • 1,105,073

Review quote

School Library JournalPersonal in their stories, the texts present a lively look at the creatures from birth to parenthood. Each book is chock-full of large, realistic illustrations that keep pace with the simple narratives.. . . Focusing on popular animals, these eye-catching and approachable volumes will appeal to children reading on their own, to classroom teachers, and to homeschoolers. NSTA RecommendsThis is a delightful book for early readers or for young and old to read together. . . . Captivating, colorful illustrations enhance each page. . . . This is an informative and fun resource. Wrapped in Foil BlogHigh-quality book . . . and you can feel the caliber starting with [it's] well-crafted covers. . . . Written for the beginning readers, with large illustrations full of color and texture. This book would be great to accompany a trip to the zoo or a unit on life cycles.show more

About Prof Phil Whitfield

Professor Phil Whitfield is a lecturer in zoology, biology, and parasitology at King's College, University of London. He is also an author and consultant, producing books on science, technology, and especially the life sciences. His past works have been shortlisted for the Rhone-Poulence Prize for sceince writing. He lives in London, UK.show more

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