Outside: Discovering Animals
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About the Author
Born in Portugal in 1976, MARIA ANA PEIXE DIAS received her PhD in Biology from the University of Lisbon, before migrating for a short time to Great Britain to work with BirdLife International, the world's largest nature conservation partnership. Since her early childhood, Maria has showed a particular interest in the insects and plants taking over the suburban gardens and vacant plots of her local neighbourhood.
Born in Lisbon in 1973, BERNARDO P. CARVALHO attended the College of Fine Arts of Lisbon, and later co-founded the children's publishing company, Planeta Tangerina. He has since created more than twenty books for children and won several prestigious awards for his illustrations.
Anyone looking for a resource to spark your students' curiosity about the outdoors will delight [...] The topics covered include signs that animals leave behind, bugs and critters, amphibians, birds, reptiles, and mammals. The detail in many of the sections will excite the readers. I love how the authors create the connections between nature, animals, and the human reader. [...] Will impress any teacher hoping to encourage budding naturalists or scientists. The curriculum connections are varied and abundant. School librarians will definitely want to add this to their collection. Highly Recommended. - School Library Connection