Children’s Encyclopedia of Predators

By Alex Woolf & Claire Philip

Set off on an extraordinary tour of the world’s most dangerous creatures with this hardcover visual encyclopedia.


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This extraordinary full-color guide combines exceptional wildlife photography with incredible facts about the world’s deadliest predators. From big cats to sharks and bears, young readers can discover the surprising techniques that these wild hunters use to track and bring down their prey, the strategies that catch their victims unawares and the tactics that lure prey right to them.

• Big cats: lions, tigers, snow leopards, cheetahs
• Bears: brown bears, grizzlies, polar bears
• Crocodilians: crocodiles, caimans, gharials, alligators
• Sharks: tiger sharks, hammerhead sharks, great whites
• Snakes: cobras, rattlesnakes, boas
• Spiders: black widows, tarantulas, hunting spiders
• And more!

Fact boxes pull out key stats of each animal, including their habitat, size, lifespan and diet. A glossary of key terms is also included, making this book a wonderful resource to support home and school learning.

An ideal reference book for wildlife fans aged 8+.

About the Series

Arcturus Children’s Reference Library uses stunning photography, fabulous facts and useful diagrams to introduce a variety of subjects – from the animal kingdom to space. Great to dip into, these reference guides are a staple for any child’s bookshelf.

About the Author

Alex Woolf is a published author of over eighty books of fiction and non fiction, mainly for children and young adults. He lives in North London, England.

Claire Philip is an experienced children’s editor and writer based in the Essex countryside. She loves writing nonfiction books to ignite a sense of wonder in children, and has worked on hundreds of titles over the last ten years. Her favorite topics are the natural world, science, history.

Category: Genre: Children's Books, Children's ScienceTag: sku: 9781398814592

Additional information

Weight 30.3 oz
Dimensions 11.35 × 9.25 × .65 in