Woolly Mammoth by Mick Manning
  

Woolly Mammoth

Written by Mick Manning
Illustrated by Brita Granstrom

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The lyrical text gives an emotional insight into the world of the woolly mammoths and is accompanied by an illustrative fact strip giving more information on how we know about the lives of Mammoths today, taken from the very latest Mammoth findings. This book also includes a useful glossary and geological time line.

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Woolly Mammoth by Mick Manning

Have you ever wondered what life was like for the Woolly Mammoth? It was very hard! These kings of the elephant race faced the harsh Ice Age climate and the threat of natural predators - none more terrifying than Man and his merciless spear. Includes an illustrated fact strip giving more information on how we know about the lives of mammoths today, taken from the very latest mammoth findings.

Published in association with the Natural History Museum.

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The lyrical text gives an emotional insight into the world of the woolly mammoths and is accompanied by an illustrative fact strip giving more information on how we know about the lives of Mammoths today, taken from the very latest Mammoth findings. This book also includes a useful glossary and geological time line. Lovereading

A fascinating insight into the lives of these unique creatures. Ibby Link

The drawing is full of character and cleverly integrated with jaunty rhyming text and fact panels. Packs an emotional punch as effective as fiction. Lovely use of colour - The Herald

The sheer variety of ways of communicating all manner of interesting
information is a strong feature of this book - Books for Keeps

About the Author

Mick Manning

Mick Manning and Brita Granström specialize in lyrical non- fiction picture books. They have written and illustrated over 60 books and have won many awards, including the Smarties Silver Award, the English Association Award and The Royal Society Young People’s Book Award. Their previous books, published internationally and in many languages, include the award-winning Fly on the Wall series, Tail-End Charlie, What Mr Darwin Saw, Charles Dickens: An Extraordinary Life, Nature Adventures, Wild Adventures, The Beatles and William Shakespeare. Mick and Brita live in the Scottish Borders. Read a Q&A with Mick and Brita here.

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Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 4

Author

Mick Manning
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Author's Website

www.mickandbrita.com/

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Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

2nd July 2015

ISBN

9781847806642

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