Mammalby Steve Parker (Text by), Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff, Dave King (Photographer), Jane Burton (Photographer)
With over 500 stunning, full-color photographs, this continent-by-continent guide is a celebration of our closest, and most successful, animal group. More than just a species-by-species account, Mammal explains when, where, how, and why the unique diversity of mammals came about. The engaging narrative leads the reader through each habitat, setting the mammals in the context of their environment, revealing both characteristic and often surprising behavior. This is a beautiful volume that the whole family can enjoy.
Author Biography: The Smithsonian Institution is a center for research dedicated to public education, national service, and scholarship in the arts, sciences, and history.
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This book has a couple sensitive photos that younger students would find distracting and parents may not feel are appropriate.