In this entertaining and informative book, children who love animals can find out all about the future careers they can choose from. From being a zoo vet, a police dog handler, a marine biologist, a guide dog trainer, to a pet photographer and many more, this book will take you through a day in the life of 20 animal workers, showing you how each job unfolds on a typical working day. You’ll learn what it takes to get the job, what duties and tasks are involved, and discover a world of opportunities. Turn the pages and find out the best part of a pet vet’s day and what really bugs an entomologist… HINT: it involves insects flying up their nose! With a variety of careers covered, from jobs in science, the police, charity and many more, this book is sure to inspire children’s ambitions and get them excited for their futures. Aimed at animal loving readers aged 7 and older the illustrated narrative approach tells the story of each career and helps introduce children to the world of work in a playful, engaging way. When they’ve finished reading, children will have gained an overview of each of the featured jobs and will have discovered that you can turn a passion, an interest or a hobby into a rewarding career.
Steve Martin is a writer, former English teacher, and author of numerous children’s books on a wide range of subjects, including The Boys’ Book of Adventure, Numberland, and Ivy Kids’ Academy series.
Roberto Blefari is an illustrator and visual designer based in Turin, Italy. He creates playful illustrations, in both a conceptual and descriptive way. As a freelance artist, he works on a wide range of projects for companies, magazines, and publishers.