In its three new book releases this October, Lonely Planet Kids discovers more than 100 incredible creatures, travels back to when dinosaurs roamed the world, and lifts the flaps on amazing animal homes.
Lonely Planet Kids: The Animal Book (Ages 8-12)
Meet more than 100 fascinating animals from across the globe and see the remarkable ways we interact with them. From the majestic grey wolf to the giant green anaconda, and the stinging lion’s mane jellyfish to the humble pigeon, each page is packed with incredible facts, stunning photographs and gorgeous illustrations. Take a walk on the wild side through every continent on Earth. Find out how humans threaten animal survival, but also learn how you can help to protect wildlife and the planet.
Created with expert guidance from Kim Dennis-Bryan, Doctor of Zoology. Kim studied life sciences at university before obtaining her doctorate in zoology while researching at the Natural History Museum in London. She is a freelance writer and consultant as well as an Associate Lecturer with the Open University. Kim has been a Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society in London for many years and is a Life Member of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust.
Lonely Planet Kids: Dinosaur Atlas (Ages 5-8)
Travel back over 200 million years to a time when dinosaurs roamed all over the world from the Americas to Antarctica. Unfold the maps and lift the flaps to reveal amazing facts about how they lived and where they were discovered. Then learn about the people who unearthed them and see how you measure up against amazing life-sized photographs!
Created in consultation with Dr David Button, palaeontologist and all-round ‘dino-detective’ at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
Lonely Planet Kids: How Animals Build (Ages 5-8)
Explore the incredible world of animal architects. Lift the flaps and open gatefolds to discover amazing animal homes up high, underground, on land and under the sea. From spider’s webs and rabbit warrens, to bird’s nests and ant colonies, Lonely Planet Kids reveals the secrets to these extraordinary structures and how they’re built.
Created in consultation with Michael Leach, wildlife author, speaker, photographer and filmographer. Michael is the author of more than 20 books on subjects ranging from big cats and owls to great apes and bears.
ABOUT THE BOOKS
Lonely Planet Kids: The Animal Book
164pp, full colour 305 x 230mm, hardback; AUD $29.99/NZD $29.99
Lonely Planet Kids: Dinosaur Atlas
32pp, full colour, 254 x 275mm, hardback; AUD $27.99/NZD $29.99
Lonely Planet Kids: How Animals Build
24pp, full colour, 254 x 275mm, hardback; AUD $24.99/NZD $26.99