Roll up, roll up! The Animal Awards are about to begin.
Who will win the Terrific Teeth Award?
Who will claim the title of Most Smelly?
Who will win the prize for Best at Pretending To Be A Plant?
Celebrate with 50 brilliant animals from around the world who represent natures rich tapestry.
Mound-building termite - great bustard - chimpanzee - peregrine falcon - deep-sea anglerfish - giant octopus - emperor penguin - African elephant - wandering albatross - earthworm - leaf-cutter ant - Cuviers beaked whale - lion - chameleon - honey bee - naked mole rat - honey badger and honey guide bird - wolf - bat - skunk - tiger - electric ray - giant panda - humpback whale - European eel - Arctic tern - caribou - beaver - orb-web spider - kangaroo - giraffe - mosquito - lyre-bird - pistol shrimp - woodpecker - blacksmith bullfrog - cheetah - dung beetle - vulture - tortoise - ostrich - leaf-tailed gecko - flounder - false coral snake - cuttlefish - lions mane jellyfish - axolotl - giant clam - polar bear
About the Author
Martin Jenkins is conservation biologist and children's writer. His jobs have varied greatly: 'I've been an orchid-sleuth in Germany, a timber detective in Kenya and an investigator of the chameleon trade in Madagascar.' His titles include Emperor's Egg, winner of the Times Junior Information Book of the Year Award, Can We Save the Tiger, winner of the SLA Award, and Gulliver's Travels, winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal.
About the Illustrator
Tor Freeman is a London-based freelance illustrator. In 2012 she was awarded the Sendak Fellowship. In 2017 she won the Guardian Graphic Short Story Prize. Her books include the Digby Dog and Oliveseries.