Synopses & Reviews
Marvel at the most magnificent and powerful animals ever to have inhabited the earth, from the fifty-ton supersaurus of the Late Jurassic era to the immense African elephant. Glory at the giants of the skies as you admire the vast wingspan of the albatross and the camouflaged elegance of the enormous female Hercules moth. Find out why living in water has allowed the blue whale to become the largest creature ever and why, for now, we can only imagine the size of the mysterious, colossal squid.
Discover the biggest and most powerful animals to walk on land, swim in the oceans, and fly in the skies. Packed with facts about all types of large creatures, this book is guaranteed to inspire every child to think big.
About the Author
Andrew Revkin has been reporting on the environment for The New York Times since 1995. His coverage of climate change won the inaugural National Academies Communication Award for print journalism.
He is also the author of The Burning Season and Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast. He lives in New York's Hudson River valley.