The world is full of animals. Almost everywhere we look, creatures are going about their daily lives. The World of Animals, in 356 fact-filled pages, investigates and describes the anatomy, behavior, and habitats of over 1000 animals, from microscopic worms to gigantic whales. This comprehensive but east-to-use book boasts a wide range of features to help bring children face-to-face with the science and beauty of the living world. These features include up-to-date information on the dangers facing certain species and environments; animal records; obscure facts; and amazing comparisons.