The first section of this incredible illustrated reference book focuses on the diversity of life in the animal kingdom, looking at the habitats in which animals live and how they survive. The rest of the book is divided into three chapters, each focusing on a different area of the world: the Americas; Europe and Africa; and Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Each animal is accompanied by aspecification panel giving information about distribution, habitat, food, size, maturity, breeding, life span and more. With over 900 magnificent illustrations and photographs, and packed with fascinating facts, this book is a must-have family reference.
Tom Jackson is an experienced author of natural history and science books. He has worked at Jersey Zoo and has been involved in the conservation of endangered wildlife in Zimbabwe.