African Animal Alphabet

By Beverly Joubert; Dereck Joubert
National Geographic Society, Hardcover, 9781426307812, 48pp.

Publication Date: May 10, 2011

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Description
Antelopes leap Elephants roam Lions stalk and zebras gallop Wild creatures from all over the African continent scamper through the pages of this delightful book, giving beginning readers a fascinating way to learn the alphabet while discovering some of their favorite animals. Award-winning filmmakers and photographers Dereck and Beverly Joubert bring their vivid images of African wildlife to this superbly engaging alphabet book.
Readers will find brief that text offers basic information about each animal alongside each letter and the corresponding wildlife photo. In some cases, more than one creature represents a particular letter. In a market filled with animal books, this high-interest choice stands out for the power of its photography, the track record of its authors who have won critical acclaim for previous childrenOs titles, the tremendous kid-appeal of African animals, and the proven reliability of the National Geographic brand.



About the Author
Dereck and Beverly Joubert, recently named National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence, are internationally acclaimed naturalists and cinematographers. Their many years with lions have yielded not only books like "Hunting with the Moon," but such highly praised documentary films as "Eternal Enemies: Lions and Hyenas; Reflections on Elephants; " and "Lions of Darkness"--an outstanding body of work that has won four Emmys, two Chris awards, and a George Foster Peabody award.

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