Nicola Davies is a zoologist and award-winning writer. Her books
for children include the best-selling A First Book of
Nature, illustrated by Mark Hearld, Tiny: The Invisible
World of Microbes, which won the 2015 American Association for
the Advancement of Science's prize for excellence in science
(picture book category), Lots: The Diversity of Life on
Earth, King of the Sky, Just Ducks, shortlisted
for the Kate Greenaway Medal, Extreme Animals and The
Promise. Nicola lives in Crickhowell, Wales. Visit Nicola on
her website, www.nicola-davies.com, or follow her on Twitter under
the handle @nicolakidsbooks.
Adam Stower studied Illustration at Norwich School of Art, before completing a Masters in Narrative Illustration at the University of Brighton. His previous work includes illustrations for Bottoms Up! by Jeanne Willis (Puffin), winner of the Red House Children's Book Award, and black-and-white line drawings for the Mrs Noodlekugel series, published by Candlewick Press. He is also the author-illustrator of Troll and the Oliver and SLAM! (both published by Templar). SLAM! was winner of the Norfolk Library Silver Award for Children's Books. Visit Adam on his website, www.worldofadam.com, or follow him on Twitter under the handle @Adam_Stower.
"Hilarious, informative, engaging [...]" * Armadillo *
This fun fact book reveals just how clever animals can be. * The Week Junior *
"This collection of animal anecdotes is funny, interesting and insightful. Comical black-and-white illustrations bring the true tales to life in this entertaining book for animal-loving independent readers." * Book Trust *