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10 books about animals
Pick up one of these featured titles on animals in May 2021.
The Fascinating Animal Book for Kids: 500 Wild Facts! by Ginjer Clarke
This book was published last year by Rockridge Press and takes approximately 7.0 hours to read.
From anteaters to zebras--incredible facts packed with pictures Are you a budding zookeeper or veterinarian, or are you just WILD about animals? Everything that animal books for kids ages 9-12 should be, The Fascinating Animal Book for Kids is packed with colorful photos and 500 ferocious facts about creatures from all over the world. Unlike other animal books for kids ages 9-12, all the super cool facts inside are organized by type of animal, so you can quickly find the critters you want to study. Animal books for kids ages 9-12 should be fun and educational. In this one, you'll learn super cool facts like: Snow leopards keep themselves warm by wrapping their tails around their bodies like scarves. Fireflies use their lights to talk to each other. Immortal jellyfish can live forever. They grow to adulthood and then shrink back to babies, over and over again. Look no further for fun and colorful animal books for kids ages 9-12--this one has you covered.
National Geographic Animal Encyclopedia: 2,500 Animals with Photos, Maps, and More! by Lucy Spelman
This book was published 9 years ago by National Geographic Kids and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.
Presents a photographic reference with facts about twenty-five hundred animal species that detail animal habitats, life cycles, and conservation efforts.
The Animal Book: A Visual Encyclopedia of Life on Earth by David Burnie
This book was published 8 years ago by DK Children and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.
An illustrated encyclopedia describing the physical characteristics, behavior, habitats, and life cycle of a variety of animals.
National Geographic The Photo Ark: One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals by Joel Sartore
Category: Plants & Animals
This book was published 4 years ago by National Geographic and takes approximately 13.3 hours to read.
This lush book of photography represents National Geographic's Photo Ark, a major cross-platform initiative and lifelong project by photographer Joel Sartore to make portraits of the world's animals-especially those that are endangered. His powerful message, conveyed with humor, compassion, and art- to know these animals is to save them.Sartore intends to photograph every animal in captivity in the world. He is circling the globe, visiting zoos and wildlife rescue centers to create studio portraits of 12,000 species, with an emphasis on those facing extinction. He has photographed more than 6,000 already and now, thanks to a multi-year partnership with National Geographic, he may reach his goal. This book showcases his animal portraits- from tiny to mammoth, from the Florida grasshopper sparrow to the greater one-horned rhinoceros. Paired with the eloquent prose of veteran wildlife writer Douglas Chadwick, this book presents a thought-provoking argument for saving all the species of our planet.
An Anthology of Intriguing Animals by DK
Category: Reptiles & Amphibians
This book was published 3 years ago by DK Children and takes approximately 7.5 hours to read.
"Read amazing stories about your favorite animals, and discover surprising new favorites along the way. From hippos and hedgehogs to lemurs and lions, each animal is shown in colorful crisp detail, bringing the animal kingdom to life"--Back cover.
National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Animals by Catherine Hughes
This book was published 11 years ago by National Geographic Kids and takes approximately 4.3 hours to read.
Profiles several different animals from around the world that live in different habitats.
Natural History: The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth (Smithsonian) by DK
This book was published 11 years ago by DK and takes approximately 21.6 hours to read.
With oversight from the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, this detailed visual guide examines thousands of species and specimens of animals, plants and minerals that make Earth unique.
The Animal Book: A Collection of the Fastest, Fiercest, Toughest, Cleverest, Shyest―and Most Surprising―Animals on Earth (Boston Globe-Horn Book Honors (Awards)) by Steve Jenkins
This book was published 8 years ago by HMH Books for Young Readers and takes approximately 6.9 hours to read.
The Caldecott Honor-winning author/illustrator of What Do You Do With a Tail Like This? offers a visual feast in this rich treasury that explores the world around us and the extraordinary creatures that we share it with. 50,000 first printing.
Wildlife of the World by DK
Category: Plants & Animals
This book was published 6 years ago by DK and takes approximately 16.0 hours to read.
Profiles over four hundred animals from around the world, discussing their habitat, physical characteristics, and challenges they face.
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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