Meet the National Animals

Catherine Veitch
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A fresh, funny fact-filled guide to over 35 of the worlds national animals and their countries. Why do they represent the particular country and what is so special about them?

Meet the National Animals is a playful and humorous look at the animals all around the world who represent their country. Why do they represent the particular country and what is so special or symbolic about them? Featuring over 35 amazing animals, from the mystical Scottish Unicorn to Chinas much-loved Giant Panda and the wonderful, but extinct, Dodo from Mauritius.The witty text brings each animal to life and celebrates their quirks and characteristics. Includes a playful, charming narrative along the bottom of each spread, which sees Brown Bear gradually bringing all the animals together as they travel the world, celebrating each country as they go. Filled with fascinating facts about each animal and country, the text also touches gently on conservation issues related to each animal and their habitat. The illustrations inject warmth and humour into the narrative, making the animals the stars of their respective countries!

Author bio:

Catherine Veitch trained as an infant primary teacher before working as an editor and writer for twenty years in children's magazines and books. Today, when she's not walking her Sheltie dog, Arthur, Catherine enjoys writing and creating content for children's story, puzzle, activity and early learning books.Shiori Saito was born and raised in Japan and is a multidisciplinary artist, illustrator and designer, who is currently based in Calgary, Canada. Her playful artwork combines digital and organic media, which is inspired by everyday moments, nature and happy accidents! From illustrations to interactive installations, her creative output is diverse. One thing in common is that she loves to use humour to not only make people smile, but also add warmth in narrative.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9780711263727
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: Happy Yak
Pub Date: March 2022
Page Extent: 48
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 5 - 8
Subject: Animal stories (Children's / Teenage)