Tell Tails: An Anthology for Animals by Nettie Lodge
Did you know iguanas have three eyes? Or that a wombat’s bottom is made of cartilage? Have you heard of a Xerus? What about a Markhor? Can you guess what stinky snack baby Koalas like to eat?
Find out the answers to all these questions and more as we learn about 26 animals from A to Z! Some swim, some fly, some swing from tree to tree, but sadly all of them are endangered and they need your help! Tell Tails: An Anthology for Animals is an imaginative collection of poems and illustrations, bringing the animal kingdom to life. It is a tale of the importance of protecting our environment and all its creatures.
- Features an endangered animal for each letter of the alphabet
- 26 beautiful and vibrant watercolour illustrations providing interesting facts about each animal
- The native country of each animal is identified, helping children to understand that there are endangered animals around the world
- Each animal and its habitat is described in rhyming verse, helping children to predict the pattern of language, which assists with vocabulary and learning to read