Weird Wild Amazing Exploring The Incredible World Of Animals

Weird  Wild  Amazing   Exploring the Incredible World of Animals
Publisher WW Norton
Release Date
Category Juvenile Nonfiction
Total Pages 256
ISBN 9781324015444
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Internationally renowned author and scientist Tim Flannery’s first children’s book is a humorous, informed, and accessible deep-dive into the natural world. Are zombie jellyfish real? Do frogs like opera? What’s it like to wrestle a python? Tim Flannery has the answers. Introducing some of the most spectacular and unusual creatures on Earth, from water to sky and the forests and deserts in between, he offers in- depth and often bizarre facts on extraordinary animals that live in each habitat while incorporating concepts of climate change, evolution, conservation, and taxonomy. Did you know that lions once roamed North America, or that albatrosses sleep-fly? Have you ever heard a piranha bark, or ever wondered how the sloth got its name? Packed with vibrant illustrations and guided by real-life anecdotes from one of our greatest science communicators, Weird, Wild, Amazing! teaches readers to cherish and delight in our planet’s environment with Flannery’s signature mix of humor and wisdom.

Weird  Wild  Amazing   Exploring the Incredible World of Animals
  • Author : Tim Flannery
  • Publisher : WW Norton
  • Release Date : 2020-08-04

Internationally renowned author and scientist Tim Flannery’s first children’s book is a humorous, informed, and accessible deep-dive into the natural world. Are zombie jellyfish real? Do frogs like opera? What’s it like to wrestle a python? Tim Flannery has the answers. Introducing some of the most spectacular

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Weird  Wild  Amazing   Water
  • Author : Tim Flannery
  • Publisher : WW Norton
  • Release Date : 2021-09-21

Internationally renowned author and scientist Tim Flannery explores our planet’s rivers and oceans and the extraordinary animals that live in them. Can jellyfish become zombies? Are narwhals unicorns? Can a turtle live in a tree? Tim Flannery has the answers. In this informed and accessible book, he introduces some

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Weird  Wild  Amazing   Forest
  • Author : Tim Flannery
  • Publisher : WW Norton
  • Release Date : 2021-09-21

Internationally renowned author and scientist Tim Flannery explores our planet’s forests and the extraordinary animals that live in them. Can spiders fly? Are dire wolves real? Do chameleons practice magic? Tim Flannery has the answers. In this informed and accessible book, he introduces some of the most spectacular and

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Explore Your World
  • Author : Tim Flannery
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-11

The first book for children from renowned author and scientist Professor Tim Flannery, exploring the world's weirdest and most fascinating animals in all their bizarre glory!

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Incredible Sports Trivia
  • Author : Eric Braun
  • Publisher : Lerner Publications ™
  • Release Date : 2018-01-01

Did you know soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo's legs are insured for about $148 million? Or that Seattle Seahawks fans have cheered so loudly they've actually caused an earthquake? Fun facts like these await in this page-turning, wow-inspiring, mind-blowing look at sports trivia! You'll learn who made the first slam dunk in

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The Fascinating Animal Book for Kids
  • Author : Ginjer Clarke
  • Publisher : Rockridge Press
  • Release Date : 2020-01-21

From anteaters to zebras--incredible facts packed with pictures Are you a budding zookeeper or veterinarian, or are you just WILD about animals? Everything that animal books for kids ages 9-12 should be, The Fascinating Animal Book for Kids is packed with colorful photos and 500 ferocious facts about creatures from all

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Atmosphere of Hope
  • Author : Tim Flannery
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • Release Date : 2015-10-06

A decade ago, Tim Flannery’s #1 international bestseller, The Weather Makers, was one of the first books to break the topic of climate change out into the general conversation. Today, Earth’s climate system is fast approaching a crisis. Political leadership has not kept up, and public engagement with the

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Hello  My Name Is Ruby
  • Author : Philip C. Stead
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2013-09-03

"Ruby, a very small bird in a very big world, is looking for a friend, so she introduces herself..."--

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It Can t Be True  Animals
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-03-10

Perfect for animal lovers of all ages, this entertaining and wacky book is jam-packed with hundreds of mind-blowing visual comparisons and astonishing facts. Every page reveals incredible information about the weird and wonderful world of animals. Can you believe an ant recently discovered in the treetops of Borneo explodes when

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Strange But True
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2015-09-08

The bizarre beasts, incredible places, and peculiar phenomenons featured in this mind-blowing compendium are not just really weird - they're really real! With more than 125,000 copies sold worldwide, this wacky encyclopedia explores our world's most exciting oddities. Did you know there's a plant that eats mice? Or that you can

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A Weird and Wild Beauty
  • Author : Erin Peabody
  • Publisher : Skyhorse
  • Release Date : 2016-02-02

The summer of 1871, a team of thirty-two men set out on the first scientific expedition across Yellowstone. Through uncharted territory, some of the day’s most renowned scientists and artists explored, sampled, sketched, and photographed the region’s breathtaking wonders—from its white-capped mountain vistas and thundering falls to its

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Incredible Tech Trivia
  • Author : Heather E. Schwartz
  • Publisher : Lerner Publications
  • Release Date : 2018

Presents questions and answers about technology, covering the Internet, cell phones, cars, television, and music.

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The Truth About Animals
  • Author : Lucy Cooke
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2018-04-17

Mary Roach meets Bill Bryson in this "surefire summer winner" (Janet Maslin, New York Times), an uproarious tour of the basest instincts and biggest mysteries of the animal world Humans have gone to the Moon and discovered the Higgs boson, but when it comes to understanding animals, we've still got

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Aye aye
  • Author : Miriam Aronin
  • Publisher : Bearport Publishing
  • Release Date : 2008-08-01

Follows scientists Eleanor Sterling and Alison Jolly in Madigascar as they study the aye-aye, a lemur so rare it was once declared extinct.

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Urban Farming
  • Author : Rebecca Rissman
  • Publisher : ABDO
  • Release Date : 2015-08

Urban Farming helps readers trace the history of farming in urban areas, understand why we do it, explore the science behind it, and discuss controversies from an objective viewpoint. The title will engage readers on the topic and help them to weigh the pros and cons as they make their

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