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Wildlife (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Wildlife (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Wildlife (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Wildlife (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Animal Traps and Lairs

Animal Traps and Lairs

Author: Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Animals engineer lots of tricks and traps to ambush or snare their prey. From shrimps with stun traps to spiders with trapdoors, discover how they make sure they get a tasty meal in even the most difficult situations.

Lovely Beasts

Lovely Beasts

Author: Kate Gardner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

A stunning debut picture book that encourages kids to look beyond first impressions by sharing unexpected details about seemingly scary wild animals like gorillas, rhinoceroses, and more. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4 to 6. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children. Spiders are creepy. Porcupines are scary. Bats are ugly. Or are they...? This captivating book invites you to learn more about awe-inspiring animals in the wild. After all, it's best not to judge a beast until you understand its full, lovely life. Includes backmatter with additional reading suggestions.

Ducks Overboard!: A True Story of Plastic in Our Oceans

Ducks Overboard!: A True Story of Plastic in Our Oceans

Author: Markus Motum Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Discover the pollution crisis in our oceans through the eyes of one lost plastic duck in this engaging and stylish picture book. When a shipping container filled with thousands of plastic ducks spilled into the Pacific Ocean, where did all those ducks go? Based on a true story, this innovative take on the plastic pollution crisis follows one duck as it travels on ocean currents to meet sea life and discovers the rubbish from humans that endangers our oceans. A highly accessible and stylish picture book with a positive message about environmental issues, from the author-illustrator of Curiosity, which was shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize.

Water World

Water World

Author: Ben Rothery Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2021

'This is a thing of rare beauty' - David Wallliams on Hidden Planet (shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2020) Water World is the stunning new book from Ben Rothery, author of Hidden Planet and Sensational Butterflies. Life on Earth is shaped by water, and only survives here because of it, but our ocean ecosystems are at the epicentre of global warming. Framed by the need to protect our oceans, Water World is natural-history illustrator Ben Rothery's rich exploration of the creatures from the coastal and offshore waters of the world - from penguins, seagulls, polar bears and seahorses, to plankton, sharks and deep-sea beings. Discover the longest migration and the loudest animal on Earth, and learn how our own actions affect the ocean, its inhabitants and our whole planet. Fun to read together or independently, this large-format, beautifully illustrated book is perfect for nature-lovers of all ages. Also available: Hidden Planet and Sensational Butterflies.

Day and Night

Day and Night

Author: Harriet Evans, Lirios Bou Format: Novelty book Release Date: 04/02/2021

The forest is filledwith cheeps and with howls. During day there are bluebirds, at night wolves and... owls. Tug the tab to reveal the different animals that delight in day and night. From the wonderful rainforest to the sweltering savannah, there's plenty to discover with the magically dissolving windows in this bright board book.

On the Beach

On the Beach

Author: Clare Beaton Format: Board book Release Date: 01/02/2021

The beach is full of things to spot. From shimmering seashells, buckets and spades to creatures scurrying in the breaking waves, little observers will love discovering the wonder in the world around them. Beautifully illustrated in paper collage by bestselling children's book creator, Clare Beaton, each page invites the reader to spot the wading birds, boats, sandcastles, seals and other wildlife at the beach. Contains an interactive spotting activity game!

Learning About Reptiles

Learning About Reptiles

Author: Jan Sovak Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2021

Scruff's Best Day Ever!

Scruff's Best Day Ever!

Author: Jennifer Farley Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/01/2021

Scruff, Daisy and Dad are going on holidays while Gran stays at home to mind the cat. Scruff promises to send cat a postcard from every place he visits on his travels around Ireland. But which will be the BEST. DAY. EVER?

Animal Homes and Hang-outs

Animal Homes and Hang-outs

Author: Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2021

Discover the architects and construction engineers of the animal world! From underground aardvark burrows to giant termite mounds, find out how animals build homes to keep them snug and safe from predators.

Animal Adaptations

Animal Adaptations

Author: Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2021

How do animals adapt to survive and thrive in the wild? Find out why an elephant has a trunk, how a thorny devil's spines help it get the water it needs and how a pufferfish scares away predators.

The Oceans Explored: Ocean Pollution

The Oceans Explored: Ocean Pollution

Author: Claudia Martin Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/01/2021

Take a deep dive into the depths of our blue planet with this stunning book all about the ocean - Earth's largest biome. In Ocean Pollution, beautiful illustrations and striking photographs combine to help readers explore how ocean habitats are threatened by pollution from industry, farming, litter and human carelessness. It will inspire young readers to think about how human activity is harming our world and the delicate balance of life in ocean and coastal habitats around the world. For readers aged 7+ who are studying geography, habitats and natural history at key stage 2. The Oceans Explored series is also an excellent resource for children interested in ecology and green issues. Titles in this series: Ocean Habitats Ocean Life Ocean Pollution Oceans at Work

Inside Animals: Reptiles

Inside Animals: Reptiles

Author: David West Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2021

Introduces children to the anatomy of animals with cutaway illustrations Discover all sorts of fun facts about reptiles including what a turtle looks like inside, how a chameleon uses its tongue and where a snake's venom is kept! Perfect for any curious 6-8 year old or budding scientist. The Inside Animals series Introduces children to the anatomy of animals with cutaway illustrations, with the outer image followed by the inner image over the next page, so children can understand exactly how anatomy works. There is also a handy glossary at the back to explain key scientific terms in an accessible way.