Predators by Steve Backshall
  

Predators

Written by Steve Backshall

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The ultimate full colour gift book featuring BAFTA-nominated Steve Backshall's encounters with the world's deadliest predators and packed with fasinating facts, killer stats and stunning photographs.

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Predators by Steve Backshall

Join wildlife adventurer Steve Backshall in the world's deadliest book about animals. Combined with his own incredible experiences with creatures, large and small, Steve reveals tricks of camouflage, feats of strength, endurance, teamwork and speed, as well as giving us a glimpse into the lives of extremeophiles and looking at some of our planet's endangered species.

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'Spend an afternoon with this highly illustrated, fact-filled book by BBC wildlife expert Backshall, and you’ll quickly become an expert on the fiercest, fastest, most poisonous animals in the world.' - Daily Mail

About the Author

Steve Backshall

Steve Backshall is the hugely popular and fearless presenter of the BBC kids' series DEADLY 60 and LIVE AND DEADLY; his eventful life is well documented and he recently hit the headlines after being bitten by a Caiman live on camera! Steve travels the world to learn about the most inspiring predators, from boxing mantis shrimp to charging tigers. Steve also regularly writes articles for newspapers and magazines including the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELER and BBC WILDLIFE and is an inspirational public speaker.

Steve says: "Though I seem to have found myself unwittingly lost in the world of wildlife television, I always wanted to be a writer. As a child it was Gerald Durrell, Jack London and Willard Price who inspired me, and I'm elated that Orion have given me the opportunity to follow in their more illustrious footsteps. I have so many incredible adventures, tall tales and animal anecdotes from my lifetime travelling the world, having been to a hundred countries in every conceivable environment. Over the next few years with the help of all the fine folk at Orion, I look forward to sharing these stories with a world of (hopefully) willing readers."

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
96 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Steve Backshall
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Author's Website

www.stevebackshall.com/

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Publisher

Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Publication date

6th October 2011

ISBN

9781444004175

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