This stunning title looks at the lives of giraffes - from their birth to growing up, how they feed, grow, rest, and clean. Glorious, large colour photographs show the giraffe at every stage of its life. Simple, engaging text allows young readers to understand a giraffe's life. There is also information about the threats that giraffes face in the wild and how we can help them to survive in the future.
The author, Patricia Kendell, writes material to help children understand why wildlife is in danger and what they can do to help. She is also a part-time Education Officer with WWF-UK. The consultant, Dorcas MacClintock, is Curatorial Affiliate at the Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, USA. She has a long-standing interest in hoofed mammals, and has studied giraffes for many years.