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The Big Book of Beasts

The Big Book of Beasts

A beautifully illustrated, informative book for children introducing them to a fascinating cast of beasts

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ISBN 9780500651063
Barcode 9780500651063
Published 15 March 2017 by Thames and Hudson (Australia)
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Zommer, Yuval
By Taylor, Barbara
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780500651063
ISBN-10 050065106X
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
Imprint Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publication Date 15 March 2017
International Publication Date 1 March 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Zommer, Yuval
By Taylor, Barbara
Category Natural History, Dinosaurs & Pets
Number of Pages 64
Dimensions Width: 230mm
Height: 340mm
Spine: 13mm
Weight 780g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Animals, Trivia and miscellanea
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 590
Catalogue Code 717950

Description of this Book

In The Big Book of Beasts Yuval Zommer s wonderful illustrations bring to whimsical life some of the grizzliest, hairiest, bravest, wiliest, and most fearsome beasts in the animal kingdom. Brimming with interesting facts from beast consultant Barbara Taylor, this charming picture book is a beautiful way for parents to introduce young children to the animal world and for older children to learn by themselves.In the first pages children learn that beasts are wild animals that can t be tamed and that they all defend themselves in different ways. As the book continues young readers meet specific beasts, including armadillos, bears, tigers, and the Tasmanian devil. The Big Book of Beasts also approaches the world of beasts thematically, looking at mythical beasts, Ice Age beasts, beasts on your street, and how to save beasts in danger of extinction.The funny and conversational text, amazing facts, and glorious and quirky pictures will draw in young children over and over again.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review An overview of some of the more popular creatures... The illustrations are vibrant and whimsical, and the animals' facial expressions are bound to elicit laughs.
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Yuval Zommer studied at the Royal College of Art, London, and has worked as a creative director at many top advertising agencies. He wrote and illustrated the children's picture book The Big Blue Thing on the Hill, which was nominated for a Teach Primary New Children's Fiction Award, The Big Book of Bugs and The Big Book of Beasts.

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