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Safari Animals: A Journey Through the African Wilderness (3-D Explorer)by Barbara Taylor
Synopses & Reviews
Safari time! A fun and interactive tour with five stunning panoramic pop-up scenes, 3-D Explorer: Safari Animals provides kids with a glimpse of the unique animals inhabiting Africas national parks. In this guide to the mysteries of the African wilderness, readers will learn about the endangered mountain gorillas in Ugandas Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Theyll observe lions preying on vast herds of grazing animals in the Serengeti. And theyll meet the Lechwe of Botswanas Okavango Delta, who have specialized hooves to run over swampy ground. This new addition to the 3-D Explorer series is packed with eye-catching images and intriguing facts about the daily lives of safari animals.
With 3-D Explorer: Safari Animals, take a spectacular 3-D journey into the African wilderness with five incredible pop-up scenes that provide an in-depth look at the landscapes and animals of this fascinating continent. From the cool misty mountains of Uganda to the dry dusty plains of Namibia, explore a diverse range of habitats and learn how these amazing animals survive their harsh environments.
Includes 5 pop-up scenes:
Mountains: Virunga volcanoes in Uganda
Grasslands: Serengeti plains in Tanzania
Wetlands: Okavango wetlands of Botswana
Water Hole: Etosha National Park in Namibia
On the Ground: Kruger National Park in South Africa
About the Author
Barbara Taylor studied Environmental Sciences at Southampton University before becoming a science editor and writer at London's Natural History Museum. She has worked as an editor for a number of London publishers and is an award-winning author of more than 120 children's information books and encyclopedias on natural history, science and geography. These titles include: Animal Homes (Dorling Kindersley Inside Guides); Crocodiles, Turtles & Tortoises, Snakes (Lorenz); Cobras (Belitha); The Really Deadly and Dangerous Dinosaurs (Dorling Kindersley); Frogs, Snakes and their relatives (Oxford University Press). Barbara has won the following awards: The American Association of Physics Science Writing Award; The Geographical Association Gold Award; The English Association's 4-11 award in the Key Stage 2 Non-Fiction category; The Wow! Award from the National Literacy Association.
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