Animalium

animalium

Welcome to the museum! There are more than 160 animal specimens to be discovered in Animalium, the first in a series of virtual museums. Wander the galleries – open 365 days a year – and discover a collection of curated exhibits on every page, accompanied by informative text. Each chapter features a different branch of […]

Wilderness: Earth’s Amazing Habitats

wilderness earths amazing habitats

This captivating book brings the natural world into sharp focus. Beautifully colored and intricately detailed illustrations depict places as exotic and wide-ranging as Senegal’s Niokolo- Koba National Park, Russia’s Sikhote-Alin mountain range, the Sinharaja Forest Reserve in Sri Lanka, Daintree National Park in Australia, the Mexican desert, and China’s bamboo forests. The animals that live […]

The Big Picture: Living Habitats

the big picture living habitats

This series of stunning illustrated texts demonstrates the stories behind some of nature’s greatest phenomena. In ‘Habitats’, find out about the most extreme ecosystems from around the world, and the weird and wonderful things that exist within them. With contents covering diverse environments and their inhabitants, from the gargantuan trees of the temperate rainforests to […]

Lots: The Diversity of Life on Earth

lots the diversity of life on earth

Winner of the Margaret Mallett Picture Book Award, as part of the English 4-11 Picture Book Awards. There are living things everywhere: the more we look, the more we find. There are creatures on the tops of the tallest jungle trees, at the bottom of the coldest oceans, even under the feathers of birds and […]

Inside Animals

inside animals

Did you know that a frog can stop its heart from beating? Or that an elephant’s tooth is heavier than a brick? Or that the brain of an ostrich is smaller than its eyeball? In this book, there are 21 cross-sections that show how skeletons, organs, nerves and muscles fit together inside creatures from across […]

Pax

pax

The moving story of the extraordinary friendship between a boy and his fox and their epic journey to be reunited. Beautifully illustrated by multi-award winner, Jon Klassen. Now available in Paperback! Pax was only a kit when his family was killed and he was rescued by ‘his boy’, Peter. Now the country is at war […]

The Battle of Bubble and Squeak

the battle of bubble and squeak

Sid, Peggy and Amy adore the two gerbils, Bubble and Squeak, but their mother detests them. A major family battle results, and it’s clear life is never going to be quite the same again. But after a near fatal encounter between Bubble and Ginger the cat, Mrs Sparrow begins to see that life with a […]

Migration

migration

Animals of all shapes and sizes make epic journeys across our planet, through harsh weather, avoiding hungry predators, in their efforts to survive. Travel around the globe with some of the world’s most incredible animals and discover their unique migration stories. Follow the emperor penguin through snow, ice and bitter temperatures; watch as the great […]

The Big Book of Beasts

This book opens with introductory spreads explaining that beasts are wild animals that can’t be tamed and gives tips on how to spot them in their natural habitats. Subsequent spreads, illustrated with scenic compositions, are dedicated to specific beasts, including armadillos, bears, tigers and the Tasmanian Devil. Later spreads approach the world of beasts thematically, […]

Wild Ideas

A beautiful, non-fiction picture book challenging children’s preconceptions and showing them they can learn from animals. Wild Ideas looks deep into the forests, skies and oceans to explore how animals solve problems. Whether it’s weaving a safe place to rest and reflect, blowing a fine net of bubbles to trap fish or leaping boldly into […]

Toad Rage

Limpy can’t understand why humans hate all cane toads so much – they even squash them with their cars. He is determined to save his own family from ending up as flat as place mats. He sets off on a ‘mucas-chillingly dangerous and wart-tinglingly daring journey’ and risks everything to make humans see that cane […]

World’s Deadliest Animals

Man-eating maggots, poisonous birds and freshwater fish with teeth as big as a tiger’s are just a few of the dangerous and deadly creatures you’ll encounter in this book. From tiny terrors to raging beasts, this collection of the world’s deadliest animals contains amazing photographs, gruesome descriptions and shocking stats on real-life monsters of the […]

Red Alert!

Pick a place. Choose a creature. Discover its story and the danger it faces. Then find out how to help it survive. 15 wild and wonderful creatures, all on the IUCN Red List, need our help – this important book is interactive, engaging and informative, and will inspire children to save their planet! Red Alert! […]

Creature Features

Vibrantly illustrated by new talent Natasha Durley, this is an animal book with a difference. Each page is bursting with unusual creatures all united by a common characteristic. From enormous ears to humongous horns, and from elephants to earwigs, this eclectic collection of animals celebrates the diversity of the animal kingdom. And with something to […]

How to Help a Hedgehog and Protect a Polar Bear

Learn how you can save endangered animals and make the world a better place, too! From beetles and butterflies, to puffins and polar bears, animals and habitats all over the world need our protection. In this beautifully illustrated book, children (and adults!) can learn about thirteen different habitats – gardens, hedgerows, heathlands, woodlands, highlands, wetlands, […]

Disappearing Acts: A Search-and-Find Book of Endangered Animals

In this beautiful search-and-find book, readers are invited to find a variety of endangered animals within their habitats. Densely detailed landscapes of a rainforest, coral reef, mountains and skies are harbouring within them numbats, and snow leopards and mountain gorillas. Isabella Bunnell’s glorious watercolours makes the job of scouring the images even more fun. At […]

Book of Bones: 10 Record-Breaking Animals

It’s a book of world records… of bones! Guess whose bones are the longest, shortest, heaviest, spikiest, and more. With touchable skeletons! Ten record-breaking animal bones are introduced through a series of superlatives set up as a guessing game with clues. Readers examine animals’ skeletons and guess to whom they belong; the answers are revealed […]

A Collection of Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories

A beautifully illustrated collection of Rudyard Kipling’s timeless animal tales. How did the rhinoceros get his wrinkly skin? Why won’t cats come when they’re called? How did one curious elephant with a nose for trouble change the lives of all elephants everywhere? These eight well-loved stories give inspired answers to these and other intriguing questions. […]

Life-Sized Animal Tracks

This eye-opening guide features to-scale representations of the prints left by all manner of animal species from across the globe, as well as salient facts about the different creatures. It will help young readers to identify an animal by the tracks it leaves, opening their eyes to the wonders of nature and encouraging them to […]

The Hunter

One day while playing hunters in the hot dry African bush, Jamina finds a baby elephant whimpering besides its dead mother. As Jamina bravely helps the little orphaned elephant, she vows that she will never be a real hunter . . .

Science Skills Sorted! Habitats

Habitats are brilliant things to study scientifically. Within habitats, plants humans and other animals have learned to adapt to the variety of biomes on Earth. In Habitats you’ll delve into the science behind these marvels of the natural world by conducting ten investigations or experiments using the ATOM method – Ask, Test, Observe & Measure […]

A First Book of Nature

An exquisite book that evokes a child’s first experience of nature. From beachcombing to stargazing, from watching squirrels, ducks and worms to making berry crumble or a winter bird feast, this is a remarkable book – part poetry, part scrapbook of recipes, facts and fragments – and a glorious reminder that the natural world is […]

Mad About Monkeys

Monkeys, monkeys, monkeys! Haven’t you ever wondered about our simian friends and wonder what makes them so special? With over 250 species inhabiting our planet, this book explores the many different types of monkeys from the smallest Pygmy Marmoset to the largest Mandrill, and provides all the facts you wanted to know and more. Discover […]

Wild Animals of the South

Through his beautiful and colourful illustrations, readers will be dazzled by the giraffes and elephants in Africa, koalas and kangaroos in Australia, huge blue whales in the open oceans, and many more!

Animal Architects: Amazing Animals Who Build Their Homes

A fantastic, original exploration of how animals build their homes and the fascinating structures they create. From gladiator frogs to chimpanzees, learn about how animals all over the world build their homes. Each spread contains a beautiful, colourful illustration of each animal and its home, plus a unique fold-out information panel, with stats and a […]