One of a new series of books, Read and Discover, designed to encourage children to learn about the world as they learn to read.
About the Author
Martin Jenkins is a conservationist biologist and has written on conservation issues for organizations like the WWF and mulitple UN bodies. After advising on Walker Books' Animals at Risk series he has written many of this own titles including The Emperor's Egg, winner of the Times Junior Information Book of the Year Award. Fly Traps! Plants that Bite Back was also nominated for the same award.