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Deadly!: The Truth About the Most Dangerous Creatures on Earth

Davies, Nicola

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ISBN 10: 1406327131 / ISBN 13: 9781406327137
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Stabbing and strangling, poisoning and drowning, electrocuting, exploding, dive-bombing and even death by glueing. Throughout the animal kingdom, creatures great and small have evolved to become masters of murder: from dive-bombing peregrine falcons to exploding carpenter ants, from electric eels to spitting cobras. Illustrator(s): Layton, Neal. Num Pages: 64 pages, col. Illustrations. BIC Classification: 5AH; YNN. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 161 x 249 x 11. Weight in Grams: 330. . 2012. Hardcover. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9781406327137

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Title: Deadly!: The Truth About the Most Dangerous ...

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd

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Meet the animal kingdom's most competent killers!Stabbing and strangling, poisoning and drowning, electrocuting, exploding, dive-bombing and even death by glueing! Throughout the animal kingdom, creatures great and small have evolved to become masters of murder: from dive-bombing peregrine falcons to exploding carpenter ants, from electric eels to spitting cobras. The ingenious and often hilarious means of survival that both predators and prey employ are entertainingly explored in this celebration of all things deadly. With fantastically funny illustrations by Neal Layton and highly original explanations and advice on how we can all peaceably share our world, this book cannot fail to enlighten and engross.

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Nicola Davies is a zoologist and writer. She graduated from Cambridge with a degree in zoology before going on to work in television and is now the author of numerous non-fiction books including Poo; Big Blue Whale; Gaia Worriers; Surprising Sharks and Ice Bear, as well as the novel Home. Nicola lives in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales.Neal Layton has illustrated over forty books for children, including the other books in this series - Poo, Extreme Animals, What's Eating You? and Just the Right Size. Neal lives in Portsmouth. www.neallayton.com

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