DescriptionSibert Medalist and naturalist Nic Bishop gives readers a closer look at big cats!
With grace, guile, and unstoppable power, big cats are admired for their speed and strength. Although they are related to house cats, these magnificent creatures are nothing like our pets! With breathtaking full-page images, Sibert Medal-winning photographer Nic Bishop introduces readers to a variety of beautiful and stealthy big cats. The simple, engaging text presents both basic information and captivating details about the appearance, habits, and remarkable abilities of these amazing felines. An index and glossary are included, along with an author's note detailing his research and the fun stories behind the photographs.
October 01, 2019
8.2 X 11.0 X 0.5 inches | 1.1 pounds
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About the Author
Sibert Medalist Nic Bishop is the author and photographer of many award-winning books for children, including Red-Eyed Tree Frog; Chameleon, Chameleon; Nic Bishop Spiders; and most recently, Nic Bishop Snakes. He has a doctorate in biological sciences and a passionate interest in many of the smaller animals on our planet. Nic lives in New Zealand. Visit him online at nicbishop.com.
Praise for Nic Bishop's Animal Series: * "A fascinating depth of information." -- The Horn Book, starred review * "Stupendous photographs." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review * "Spectacular fold-out pages." -- School Library Journal, starred review * "Packed with astonishing facts." -- Booklist, starred review * "Thoughtfully crafted." -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review