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The Wild Life of Animals

Extent: 96pages

Size: 280x216mm

Publication Date: 02/03/2023

Price: £10.99

ISBN: 9781780558196

Categories: Reference, Uncategorized

About the Book

A colourful and comical tour through the animal kingdom from award-winning author Mike Barfield and quirky cartoonist and illustrator Paula Bossio.

Featuring key habitats, including seas, forests, deserts and grasslands, this book uncovers the little-known but amazing adaptations, bonkers behaviour and cunning natural skills of the world’s most interesting animals. Each story is told from the animal’s own perspective. Covering creatures from all over the world, readers will meet flying snakes in the rainforest, vampire squid in the ocean and meerkats in the desert. This hilarious guide, full of fascinating facts, will entrance animal lovers everywhere, and reveal the wild lives of animals like no other.

Publication Date: 02/03/2023

Price: £4.99

ISBN: 9781780559308

Categories: Reference, Uncategorized

About the Book

A colourful and comical tour through the animal kingdom from award-winning author Mike Barfield and quirky cartoonist and illustrator Paula Bossio.

Featuring key habitats, including seas, forests, deserts and grasslands, this book uncovers the little-known but amazing adaptations, bonkers behaviour and cunning natural skills of the world’s most interesting animals. Each story is told from the animal’s own perspective. Covering creatures from all over the world, readers will meet flying snakes in the rainforest, vampire squid in the ocean and meerkats in the desert. This hilarious guide, full of fascinating facts, will entrance animal lovers everywhere, and reveal the wild lives of animals like no other.

About the Author

Mike Barfield has been wild about animals from an early age. His love of nature took him to King’s College London where he gained a first class honours degree in botany and zoology. After a career in comedy writing for TV and radio, he turned to creating award-winning non-fiction for children built on his love of science and finding things out. He is the winner of the Blue Peter Children’s Book Award 2021 in the ‘Best Book with Facts’ category, and has also been shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize, the Association for Science Education Children’s Book Prize (twice) and the De Bary Award for Outstanding Children’s Science Books (twice).

His website can be found at www.mikebarfield.co.uk.