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Hidden Planet

Secrets of the Animal Kingdom

Ben Rothery


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A Kirkus Star

This 96-page large-trim-size book features gorgeous pictures by an illustrator for London's Natural History Museum to explore the hidden interactions and survival strategies of our planet's animals.

The creatures in this book are hidden in various ways. Some survive by means of symbiotic relationships with other creatures, like the clownfish living among an anemone’s poisonous tentacles. Some are closely related to seemingly unconnected animals, like the elephant and the manatee. Some use hidden abilities to do amazing things. Some change color. Some change sex. Some disguise themselves. Some secrete themselves but remain nearby. The stunning illustrations in this large-format book reveal nature’s magnificence, which often hides in plain sight.

Praise For Hidden Planet: Secrets of the Animal Kingdom

Kirkus Starred Review -- A detail-obsessed illustrator’s “love letter” to Earth’s wild fauna.

— Kirkus Reviews

Tilbury House Publishers, 9780884488750, 96pp.

Publication Date: March 2, 2021

About the Author

In Norwich, England, and Cape Town, South Africa, Ben Rothery grew from a wildlife-obsessed boy to a detail-obsessed illustrator. Inspired by his love of nature, he works from a small studio in London and illustrates for London’s Natural History Museum.