This encyclopedia looks at Earth's animals from the biggest to the smallest, the hunters to the hunted, the funny to the deadly, and many more. It shows how animals live and communicate and also how humans have felt about them over the centuries. It aims to show children what can be learnt from animals and the impact that human beings have on other life on Earth. This reference also features internet links, recommending exciting websites for further investigation.
Fran Pickering is the author of a large number of books and magazine articles for kids, including books for Element, Kingfisher and Larousse and the magazines Ace, Percy's Park and You and Yours. Fran lives in the Lake District.