I Wonder Why Camels Have Humps: And Other Questions About Animals (I Wonder Why)
by Anita Ganeri
From the classic "Why do leopards have spots?" and the not-so-obvious "Why can't penguins fly?" to the amazing "How many ants can an anteater eat?" this book is packed with perennially asked questions about animals.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published August 22nd 2003 by Kingfisher
(first published March 28th 1993)
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Why DO camels have humps? Which fish can climb trees? I didn’t know fish could climb trees until I came across this brilliant work of Anita Ganeri! This is a very appropriate book for children of all ages. There are many questions in the book that children may ask in general or perhaps in a science class. All facts relate to animals which is a great way to put it into a lesson plan. The pictures are fantastic! On each page there is a lot of action in cartoon illustrations going on that it will k...more
Anita Ganeri is a highly experienced author of children’s information books, specialising in religion, India/Asia, multiculturalism, geography, biography and natural history. She became a freelance writer after working at Walker Books (as foreign rights manager) and Usborne Publishing (as an editor). Since then, she has written over 300 titles, including the best-selling Horrible Geography series...moreMore about Anita Ganeri...