Synopses & Reviews
Africa is home to some of the animal kingdom's most ferocious hunters and savages. Whether screeching through the rainforests, prowling the wide savannas, or lurking along rivers, these brutes make shrot shrift out of all who dare cross their paths. To dominate their realms and evade attackers, some beasts use massive strength and vicious claws while others rely on impressive speed and cunning tricks. What equipment and skills would you need to survive? Jump in and find out!
This highenergy, engaging title offers a wealth of surprising facts.
[T]he level of information is high and exciting. . . . [I]t is a delightful presentation of facts and a springboard for further research. Booklist
Aiming for maximum browser appeal, each lively spread packs facts into a format that suggests a briefing file on a most-wanted villain . . . This highenergy, engaging title offers a wealth of surprising facts. . . . [a] great choice for young reluctant readers.
School Library Journal
The book is well organized and informative and would be useful for short reports. The artwork and the photography are excellent and fully complement the text.
Library Media Connection
Meet 16 of Africa's most ferocious animal hunters and killers through a format geared to look like intelligence gathering by the reader.
San Francisco Book Review
With its illustrations, charts, text and imaginative fold-outs it should appeal to a wide range of age groups. . . . This book is as close to a website as you'll get on paper. . . . Paging through this book, young readers can find just what interests them in an instant. The photographs showing the animals in action in their environments are excellent. There are plenty of animal books out there, but Savage Safari succeeds in being memorable.
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