Book - Anteaters, Bats & Boas
Written By: Roxie Munro
Hardcover, Middle Grade, Children's Picture Book, Non Fiction
Macaws squawk, snakes coil, and monkeys swing. Follow true-to-size rain forest animals as they journey through a noisy, colorful ecosystem like no other on Earth.
Bright, realistic illustrations of a busy Amazon rain forest depict a plethora of creatures, all drawn to size, going about their daily lives, from a family of three-toed sloths to a foldout of an anteater. Accompanying the rich artwork are descriptions of the animals that reveal their habits and relationship to this vital habitat. All the spreads fit together into a panorama of all four layers of an Amazonian rainforest. A key that shows how the pages smartly fit together so that readers can retrace their journey is also included.
Over half the world’s plant and animal species live in tropical rain forests such as the Amazon. Protecting rain forests from the devastating effects of logging, mining, and climate change is essential to ensure the survival of so many fascinating creatures. A description of the four layers of the rainforest, an index, a map of rainforests worldwide, and a section on protecting rain forests are included. Budding conservationists will love immersing themselves in one of the most biodiverse places on the planet.