Animal! (Hardcover)

The Animal Kingdom as You've Never Seen It Before (Knowledge Encyclopedias)

By DK

DK Children, 9781465453358, 288pp.

Publication Date: September 6, 2016

List Price: 29.99*
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Description

From the almighty albatross to the great white shark, this amazing animal encyclopedia for children transports you into the jaw-dropping, heart-thumping, pulse-racing world of the animal kingdom.

Packed with facts about mammals, birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, and more, and created in associated with the Smithsonian Institute, this encyclopedia for kids follows the timeline of animal evolution and extinction throughout history. Knowledge Encyclopedia: Animal! is bursting with amazing 3D images, bringing the animals to life—from the tiniest of crustaceans to the mightiest of mammals—in a brand new, all-encompassing animal expedition.

See how different animals have adapted to their environments to survive, and dive into the deep to see orcas, great white sharks, stingrays, and more. Learn amazing animal facts and get up close to some of the most dangerous animals around, including the Komodo dragon with its deadly and poisonous bite, and the saltwater crocodile, which uses a "death roll" to drown its prey. Explore different animal habitats and ecosystems that contribute to the world's biodiversity, learn about the different senses and life cycles of animals, and find out how animals communicate with each other.

A perfect reference book for young readers, Knowledge Encyclopedia: Animal! takes a walk on the wild side to show you the animal kingdom like you've never seen it before.



About the Author

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.   Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.