Beautiful Beasts by Camilla de la Bedoyere

Beautiful Beasts

Written by Camilla de la Bedoyere

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Large and extremely handsome, this book brings together a host of extraordinary creatures, past and present, on beautifully illustrated double page spreads. Prehistoric monsters share pages with their modern descendants, grouped under intriguing headings: Strange Spikes for example features a Styracosaurus from the Early Cretaceous period, alongside a Proganochelys from the Late Triassic, and a modern Thorny Devil. There are more than 250 creatures and each page presents new wonders and surprises. The layout, which has a real scrapbook feel, will encourage hours of browsing and could also inspire children to get out their pencils and start sketching the creatures. ~ Andrea Reece


Beautiful Beasts by Camilla de la Bedoyere

Beautiful Beasts is an amazing collection of creatures from the past and present, be astonished by this wonderful menagerie of weird and magnificent animals. Beautiful Beasts is inspired by the successful 2014 QED title Animals, which showcased wonderfully illustrated creatures as never seen before. In the same vein as Animals, discover terrifying teeth, huge horns, extraordinary necks and so much more. With more than 150 lavishly illustrated animals from the past and present, there is so much to look at and discuss. This book features 64 pages of zoological wonders that will delight animal lovers, dinosaur fans and fantasy creature enthusiasts alike.


With 64 pages of zoological wonders to delight animal lovers, dinosaur fans and fantasy creature enthusiasts, there's lots to discuss and enjoy - and hopefully, will inspire readers to go off and learn more about them too. Parents in touch

About the Author

Camilla de la Bedoyere was a teacher for 10 years before she became a full-time non-fiction author. She studied Zoology and Geology at Bristol University, and has subsequently written or edited more than 250 books for children and adults, many of which aim to explain and explore the natural world and our relationship with it Camilla is a specialist literacy teacher at a London high school, developing reading skills and encouraging a love of learning through books.

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64 pages
Interest Age: From 7


Camilla de la Bedoyere
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QED Publishing

Publication date

15th April 2015




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