The Fascinating Animal Book for Kids: 500 Wild Facts! by Ginjer Clarke
Publisher: Rockridge Press
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 The Photo Ark: One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals by Joel Sartore
Publisher: National Geographic
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.
"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.
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