Plunge into the diversity of the animal kingdom in this Encyclopaedia of Animals. Packed with over 500 creatures, every one is looked at in detail by a natural history expert.
From the tiniest sponge to the largest elephant, all entries are gloriously illustrated in this spectacular celebration of life on Earth. Entries cover habitat, size and behaviour, with zoologist and environmental scientist Jules Howard’s expertise brought to life by Jarom Vogel’s eye-opening artwork.
The book is subdivided into classes of the animal kingdom, including mammals, reptiles, birds, invertebrates and fish. Start at the beginning or dip in and out – whatever page you land on, you’re sure to find your new favourite creature!
Encyclopedia of Animals is an essential addition to the bookshelf of any amateur zoologist, young or old, guaranteed to broaden horizons and deepen your appreciation of life on our amazing planet.
And for those budding entomologists looking to satisfy their creepy-crawly curiosity, be sure to check out Encyclopedia of Insects, from Jules Howard and Miranda Zimmerman.
Jules Howard is an author, zoology correspondent, and science presenter. As well as writing regularly for The Guardian and BBC Wildlife Magazine, Jules appears regularly on TV and radio, including BBC Breakfast. He has written numerous books for both adults and children on the natural world.
Jarom Vogel is an American illustrator, designer and digital artist. Originally enrolling at Brigham Young University to study dentistry, he soon gave in to his childhood passion for drawing and switched to an illustration major. He lives in Utah, working on children's books and editorial illustrations.