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Written by Marc Martin
Illustrated by Marc Martin
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A stunning non-fiction book illuminating the secrets of animal camouflage with a search-and-find twist. Now you see them, now you don't. Cloaked in a riot of colour, pattern and texture are a dozen creatures - from chameleons and polar bears to Gaboon vipers and mimic octopuses - that have unique and impressive techniques for staying out of sight. As we travel around the planet, fact-packed pages for each of these twelve animals are interspersed with clever and beautifully illustrated search-and-find spreads that put readers' newfound knowledge of each elusive creature and its ecosystem to the test.
|Publication date:||6th May 2021|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
Marc Martin is the author-illustrator of A Forest, LOTS and A River, shortlisted for The New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Children's Book Award 2017. Working with watercolour, gouache and pencil, his work is a world of vivid colour, rich textures and the occasional scribble. In a world of climate change and human encroachment on the natural world, he says, better understanding the creatures with whom we share the earth - even when we can't easily see them - is critical. Finding animals, learning about them, and understanding why they hide from predators like us is essential to caring for ...More About Marc Martin
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