Do Animals Go to School? by Steve Parker


Do Animals Go to School? by Steve Parker

These are other questions and answers about animal survival. Do animals live in houses, take trips to far-away places, have babysitters or give each other presents? Children are fascinated by wildlife, and this book will answer the questions they most frequently ask. Steve Parker's simple and informative text compares and contrasts a child's own experiences and activities with those of animals in the wild. Each animal described is brought to life by Graham Rosewarne's beautiful illustrations. This is the perfect introduction for 5- to 8-year-olds to the marvels and mysteries of the natural world. Do you think animals go to school? Of course not! They don't sit at desks or learn to read, write and do sums like we do. But think a bit harder. Although animals don't go to school in a special building, they do have to learn important lessons to survive. They must master how to catch and store food, make nests, fight against enemies and find their way around. Sometimes their parents teach them. Sometimes they learn by themselves. Do animals have refrigerators? Do they go to the doctor? Do they dance and sing?These and many more questions are answered in this intriguing natural history book.

About the Author

STEVE PARKER is an award-winning science author for children and adults. After gaining a degree in Zoology and working at the Natural History Museum, Steve moved into educational publishing and has now written more than 300 titles. He is a Senior Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. JOHN HASLAM has been working as an illustrator for most of his professional life. John worked in advertising for 10 years and worked on various projects including TV storyboards, to illustrating for all kinds of accounts from Pritt Stick (the Pritt Stick Man was his invention), to comic pages such as Danger Mouse, Disney and Transformers.

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32 pages


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Publication date

3rd December 2015



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