Fish come in all kinds of shapes, sizes and colours...but why? Some use colours and patterns to camouflage themselves from predators or prey, or to attract a mate. Others lurk in the dark ocean depths and use bioluminescence to lure their prey. From strangely-shaped bat-fish to useful cleaner wrasse fish and the huge sunfish, discover some of the world's strangest fish and learn all about why they are so weird! Really Weird Animals, six books that take a close up look at some of the oddest animals on Earth. For children aged 7+.
Clare specializes in non-fiction books for children of pre- and primary school age. Her favourite subjects are animals, history, art and culture. She has been shortlisted for the prestigious Aventis Junior Science Prize, and won a dozen Practical Pre-School Gold Awards. When she's not writing, Clare likes spending time with her family, taking long walks, going to the theatre and watching contemporary dance - her favourite dancer is Akram Khan.