Synopses & Reviews
"Cheetah cubs love to play with their mom. She lets them climb all over her!and#8221;
Follow a family of cheetahs from birth to adulthood in this unique wildlife book for young children, photographed close-up in the wild by an award-winning photographer. See how the mother cheetah protects her cubs, washes and feeds them, and teaches them how to hunt for their own food. And watch the cubs play and#150; chasing, tackling and play-fighting. At last, at two years old, the cubs are ready to look after themselves, and one day they will start a family of their own.
Also in the Eye on the Wild series: Gorilla, Brown Bear, and Lion.
"By the time they are ten days old, the newborn cubs have grown much bigger. Their eyes and ears have opened and they can walk pretty well, but Mom still makes them stay in the nest. She needs to look after them and keep them safe from enemies."
and#8212; from the book
"With great admiration and respect, I highly recommend CHEETAH." - John Martin, Boysread.org
"Fantastic books for a first step into reading non-fiction. The photos are awesome, taking up most of the pages, with just a small amount of text. Perfect for beginners!" - A Patchwork of Books blog
About the Author
California-based wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas
spends nine months of the year shooting a wide variety of wildlife in the field. In recent years, she has specialized in documenting family life and has become well known for her unprecedented work with newborn animals. Although Eszterhas works primarily in Africa, she has undertaken commissions and led instructional photography tours and workshops everywhere from Antarctica and the Arctic to Alaska and Montana. When not on location, she divides her time between California, U.S., and Bristol, U.K.