Animal Giants (Kingfisher Knowledge)

Animal Giants (Kingfisher Knowledge)

by Barbara Taylor (Author)

Synopsis

Kingfisher Knowledge is a groundbreaking new series for readers hungry for information on today's hot topics. Lively, engaging text, packed with information, accompanies stunning photographs that enhance each chapter. Amazing, state-of-the-art digital artwork guides readers into the fascinating heart of the subject. This learning adventure does not stop there - information panels throughout lead the reader to further discovery. Each chapter offers website links, book lists, places to visit and career information. Animal Giants explores the globe to find the biggest and most powerful animals to walk on land, swim in the oceans and fly in the skies. What is the most massive creature that has ever lived on earth? Is it the 100-tonne ultrasaurus? No. Is it the 110-tonne argentinosaurus? Not even close! Although these long-extinct dinosaurs are among the biggest animals ever, the most massive of all time still swims in our oceans - the blue whale. The heaviest blue whale on record weighed more than 190 tonnes. That is as much as 30 African elephants! Packed with facts about all sorts of megafauna, this book is guaranteed to inspire every child to think big!

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More Information

Format: Hardcover
Pages: 64
Publisher: Kingfisher Books Ltd
Published: 17 May 2004

ISBN 10: 0753409577
ISBN 13: 9780753409572
Children’s book age: 7-9 Years

Author Bio
Barbara Taylor has won numerous awards including the American Association of Physics Science Writing Award and the Geographical Association Gold Award. She is the author of many educational books, including several in teh Discover Science series.