Deadly! The Truth About the Most Dangerous Creatures on Earth by Nicola Davies
  

Synopsis

Deadly! The Truth About the Most Dangerous Creatures on Earth by Nicola Davies

Meet the animal kingdom's most competent killers in this fascinating natural history book. Stabbing and strangling, poisoning and drowning, electrocuting, exploding, dive-bombing and even death by glueing! Throughout the animal kingdom, creatures great and small have evolved to become masters of murder: from dive-bombing peregrine falcons to exploding carpenter ants, from electric eels to spitting cobras. The ingenious and often hilarious means of survival that both predators and prey employ are entertainingly explored in this celebration of all things deadly. With fantastically funny illustrations by Neal Layton and highly original explanations and advice on how we can all peaceably share our world, this book cannot fail to enlighten and engross. This is one of six books in the Animal Science series - the best biology series ever!

Reviews

Manages to bring in plenty of humour, and makes an engaging read for all ages. The hilarious cartoons by Neal Layton are wonderful and hugely entertaining. The book is well written with plenty of valuable information - and advice about sharing our world with these marvellous creatures. A refreshing and original approach. Parents in Touch As an animal enthusiast myself, I really enjoyed reading this book and learnt lots along the way. I especially like the amusing pictures that bring the words to life. The List

About the Author

Nicola Davies

Nicola Davies is an award-winning author whose many books for children include Ice Bear, Big Blue Whale, Dolphin Baby, Bat Loves the Night and the Silver Street Farm series. She is a Zoology graduate, an expert in whales and bats, and has worked for the BBC Natural History Unit. She lives in Crickhowell, Wales.

Read more about Nicola Davies here.

Please note there are two children's authors called Nicola Davies which our systems are unable to tell apart. The books Star in the Custard, Shampoo and Seawater, and Stories from Abergele Street are not written by this Nicola Davies. Apologies.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Nicola Davies
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Author's Website

www.nicola-davies.com/

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

6th November 2014

ISBN

9781406357424


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