A powerful look at Earth's biodiversity loss, focusing on animals from the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Discover some of the rarest and most threatened creatures on Earth. Find out where they are found, what they eat, their life cycle and the reasons their survival is at risk. Most importantly, learn how conservation efforts are aiming to prevent their extinction. Earth's rich biodiversity is at risk everywhere, due to devastating habitat loss, pollution, poaching and disease. Endangered Wildlife examines some of the world's most threatened species and explores what is being done to bring them back from the brink. Aimed at readers aged 8 and up. This bumper book is your one-stop shop and includes a look at the following areas: Birds Mammals Amphibians Reptiles Insects and invertebrates Ocean life
Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of children's information books. She has been a writer for 20 years, after working in-house for Usborne Publishing and Walker Books. She specialises in the natural world, religion and mythology but is always looking for new challenges. Among her many titles are the best-selling 'Horrible Geography' series for Scholastic Children's Books which won the Blue Peter Book Award for the Best Book with Facts in 2009 and the Tivy Education Medal from the Royal Scottish Geographical Society for an outstanding contribution to geographical education. Anita lives in northern England with her husband, children, dogs and cat. She enjoys reading, walking the Moors, playing tennis and dreaming of winning Wimbledon.