Animal Olympics (Hardcover)
Ivy Kids, 9781782409878, 32pp.
Publication Date: May 5, 2020
This fascinating book for readers aged 5+ examines the incredible abilities of animals from all around the globe with a captivating and original conceit – in Animal Olympics, the creatures are competing, and the reader has a front row seat to the action.
In each event, animals are awarded bronze, silver or gold for their skills. Events featured in the book include diving, wrestling, rock climbing and gymnastics. Readers will discover all kinds of astounding animals, from the bar-headed goose, which flies at heights of up to 6,300 metres, to the flic-flac spider, which cartwheels across the Moroccan desert. Fun vignettes show the animals in their heat, and are accompanied by absorbing, fact-packed captions.
On your marks, get set, and off we go to the Animal Olympics!
About the Author
Carron Brown is a children’s non-fiction editor and author based in London, UK. She has been writing for more than 16 years and has written 12 books in the Ivy Kids Shine-a-Light series, which has over 1 million books in print.Carron Brown is a children’s non-fiction editor and author based in London. She has been writing for more than 16 years and has written 12 books in the Ivy Kids Shine-a-Light series, which has over 1 million books in print.
Katy Tanis is an illustrator based in San Francisco. She is a nature enthusiast who has spent her time studying tropical ecology, and animals are her favourite subjects.