What mysterious creatures are making those ises in the darkness? In Calls of the Wild: Nighttime Animals, readers will encounter 15 fascinating cturnal animals and listen to their authentic calls with the press of a button. Learn about each creature s habits and survival skills while listening to their howls, hoots, songs, and chirps. From the fierce growling of the gray wolf and Bengal tiger to the isy screeches and shrieks of the kakapo bird and Tasmanian devil, the sounds and creatures in this book will take young readers on a virtual tour of the wilderness from the comfort of home.
Paul Beck has been writing about science since 1994. His science specialties include sound, music, language, and animals. When his 20-year stint developing exhibits for Seattle s hands-on Pacific Science Center ended, he devoted himself to the life of the freelance writer. He is the author of more than 30 books, including Uncover a Dog, Explore Within a Pirate Ship, Skulls, and The Field Guide to Safari Animals. Paul lives in Seattle.