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Weird and Wonderful Extinct Animals

Cristina Banfi, Rossella Trionfetti (Illustrator)


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A voyage through time for children to discover curious things about our planet and how it has changed over the years, causing the extinction of many animals.

Nature never ceases to amaze us, especially in the animal kingdom In this book, children will be able to follow the adventures of an intrepid explorer through his research, which has brought him face to face with some of the most bizarre extinct animals in the world. Young readers will discover that our planet was once inhabited by armadillos the size of a car, rhinoceroses without horns as tall as a giraffe, and elephants no bigger than a sheep. A fact box for each animal provides its scientific name, period in which it lived, its diet, size, when it disappeared, and why.

White Star Kids, 9788854416543, 64pp.

Publication Date: April 20, 2021

About the Author

Cristina Banfi graduated in Natural Sciences from the University of Milan and has taught at various schools. For over 20 years, she has been working in scientific communication and teaching through play for children. Rossella Trionfetti earned her high-school certificate in Applied Art and proceeded to specialize in the field of illustration. She currently works as a children's illustrator, also collaborating in the creation of apps and interactive games.