Hyenas by John Malam


Hyenas by John Malam

Scary Creatures is an entertaining series investigating the more grisly aspects of natural history. Where do hyenas live? What do they eat, and how do they catch their prey? Do hyenas really laugh? Who thinks hyenas are scary? This book takes an in-depth look at hyenas, from how these fascinating creatures live and hunt to their relationship with human beings. Scary Creatures Hyenas is packed with facts written in an accessible question-and-answer format. This book features: special x-ray pages enable readers to see how the internal structure of an animal corresponds to its external appearance; startlingly realistic illustrations and impressive photographs; and, informative captions, a complete glossary and an index make this title an ideal educational text.

About the Author

John Malam attended the University of Birmingham before working in publishing. He is now a writer and editor with over 20 years experience in producing books for children. He lives in Cheshire with his family.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 6-8


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Publication date

1st February 2009



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