Extraordinary Endangered Animals (Hardcover)

By Sandrine Silhol, Gaelle Guerive, Marie Doucedame (Illustrator)

Abrams Books for Young Readers, 9781419700347, 157pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2011



From the puffin to the spectacled bear, the takin to the white giraffe, the tree kangaroo to the hammerhead shark, each of the seventy-two two-page spreads in this book covers a different species and its natural habitat in detail, as well as its relationship with mankind. "Extraordinary Endangered Animals" includes large-format photographs, illustrations, maps that indicate each animal's habitat, and in-depth text that covers each animal's unique features and provides key figures, interesting trivia, and information on major threats to the species survival.

About the Author

Sandrine Silhol received her doctorate in sciences and is the scientific director of the Sables d Olonne zoo. Gaelle Guerive is in charge of sustainable-development research for the World Wildlife Fund in France. Marie Doucedame has illustrated several travel books."