How high can a bison jump? What are some caterpillar species extremely good at? How many teeth does a crocodile use up in the course of its life? The answers to these questions and a lot of other fascinating information, you will find on the excellently illustrated spreads. Tortoises, marabous, bisons, polar bears, blue whales, flamingos, sea horses, giant octopuses, giraffes, bats, ants, pelicans, hippos, sloths, caterpillars, sharks, scorpions, crocodiles, chameleons, pandas, penguins, porcupines, wolves, lions, tigers, beavers and panthers have unique abilities and characteristic features.
You will learn about them on the very pages. Find out among other things what happens when you sprinkle a scorpion with alcohol, how big giant octopuses can get or how big the aorta of a blue whale is.
This book is suitable for children between 5 and 8 years of age.
Marije Tolman was born in 1976 in the Netherlands. She studied design at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, and illustration at the Edinburgh College of Art. She has worked as a full time illustrator since 2004 and has been published in many countries.