A Walk on the Wild Side  by Louis Thomas

A Walk on the Wild Side

Written by Louis Thomas

5+ readers   Christmas Books 2016    Fascinating Facts   7+ readers   
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This animal guide book takes an unusual approach: it is presented in the form of a scrapbook completed by the author Louis Thomas as he travelled the world studying wildlife, and he and his friend Joe appear on lots of the pages interacting with animals (a note warns children not to try this at home!). Their enthusiasm for the various creatures shines through, and the book has a very warm and engaging tone. The watercolour and ink illustrations are very appealing too and often show Louis and Joe in some unusual situations! A quirky information book that is lots of fun to read, as well as being full of interesting facts. ~ Andrea Reece


A Walk on the Wild Side by Louis Thomas

Meet a colourful cast of 65 animal friends in this album that brings together creatures big and small, captured in fine detail from wildlife-lover Louis Thomas. From jungle, to ocean, and farm, discover how every creature on Earth has one thing in common: every one is unique.

About the Author

LOUIS THOMAS graduated from Gobelins, Paris and Calarts, Los Angeles in 2012. He then worked full time in Californian animation studios, before returning to France. Louis currently lives and works with his cat Pipo in his art studio, which can be found between the Pantheon and the Luxembourg Gardens.

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80 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

8th September 2016




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