Encyclopedia of Animals: An Illustrated Guide to the Animals of the Earth-Contains Over 250 Animals! (Hardcover)

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Plunge into the diversity of the animal kingdom in this Encyclopedia of Animals. Packed with over 250 creatures, examine every one in detail with a natural history expert as your guide.

From the tiniest sponge to the largest elephant, zoologist and environmental scientist Jules Howard unlocks a host of animal secrets, brought to life on every page by Jarom Vogel’s eye-opening artwork, in this spectacular celebration of life on Earth.

The book is subdivided into classes of the animal kingdom, including mammals, reptiles, birds, invertebrates, and fish. Each entry includes:

  • A fact file detailing amazing information about the animal
  • A stunning color illustration
  • Scientific Latin name
  • Size, habitat, and diet
  • How the species on the pages are linked together

Start at the beginning or dip in and out—whatever page you land on, you’re sure to find your new favorite creature!

Encyclopedia of Animals is an essential addition to the bookshelf of any amateur zoologist, young or old, guaranteed to broaden horizons and deepen your appreciation of life on our amazing planet.

And for those budding entomologists looking to satisfy their creepy-crawly curiosity, be sure to check out Encyclopedia of Insects, from Jules Howard and Miranda Zimmerman.

About the Author

Jules Howard is an author, zoology correspondent, and science presenter. As well as writing regularly for The Guardian and BBC Wildlife Magazine, Jules appears regularly on TV and radio, including BBC Breakfast. He has written numerous books for both adults and children on the natural world. 

Jarom Vogel is an illustrator whose work has appeared in three children's books and in many corporate campaigns. He lives in the Portland area.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780785841661
ISBN-10: 0785841660
Publisher: Chartwell Books
Publication Date: September 20th, 2022
Pages: 192
Language: English