The Illustrated Compendium Of Amazing Animal Facts

The Illustrated Compendium Of Amazing Animal Facts

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An artfully playful collection of unexpected and remarkable facts about animals, illustrated by Swedish artist Maja Safstrom. Did you know that an octopus has three hearts? Or that ostriches can't walk backward? Or that a group of owls is called a parliament, or that they have three eyelids? Sea otters hold hands in their sleep, bees never sleep, and penguins laugh when they're tickled! This charming compendium contains over 100 pages of fascinating facts about the animal kingdom illustrated with whimsical detail. A New York Times bestsellershow more

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  • Hardback | 120 pages
  • 158 x 193 x 17mm | 386g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • 55 figs.
  • 1607748320
  • 9781607748328
  • 4,408

About Maja SÄFstrÖM

MAJA SAFSTROM is a Stockholm based architect and illustrator who has gained international recognition for her quirky animal drawings. For more of her works, visit: www.majasbok.seshow more

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