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

Author(s): Nicola Davies


Meet the animal kingdom's most competent killers in this fascinating natural history book. 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. This is one of six books in the Animal Science series - the best biology series ever! It is now available in a bigger, better format. It is part of the fantastic Animal Science series - Poo; What's Eating You?; Survivors; Just the Right Size; Talk, Talk, Squawk; and, Deadly.


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Nicola Davies is an award-winning author, whose many books for children include The Promise, A First Book of Nature, Big Blue Whale, Dolphin Baby, and The Lion Who Stole My Arm. She graduated in zoology, studied whales and bats and then worked for the BBC Natural History Unit. Nicola lives in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales. Neal Layton is an ward-winning artist who has illustrated more than sixty books for children, including the other titles in the Animals Science series. He also writes and illustrates his own books, such as The Story of Everything and The Mammoth Academy series. Neal lives in Southsea, Hampshire.

General Fields

  • : 9781406357424
  • : Walker Books, Limited
  • : Walker Books Ltd
  • : 0.222
  • : November 2014
  • : 288mm X 248mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Nicola Davies
  • : Paperback
  • : Neal Layton
  • : 591.65
  • : 40