Industrial-Sized Deals Best Books of the Month Shop Women's Handbags Learn more nav_sap_plcc_6M_fly_beacon Disturbed Fire TV Stick Grocery Shop Popular Services tmnt tmnt tmnt  Amazon Echo Starting at $99 Kindle Voyage AutoRip in CDs & Vinyl Gear Up for Football Deal of the Day
Buy Used
$0.03
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Like New | Details
Condition: Used: Like New
Comment: An unread copy in perfect condition. Pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. Suitable for presenting as a gift.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Weird and Wonderful: Attack and Defense: Astonishing Animals, Bizarre Behavior (Animal Planet) Hardcover – September 27, 2011

2 customer reviews

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$1.74 $0.03

Dr. Seuss' Ultimate Horton Collection
Dr. Seuss' Ultimate Horton Collection
These stories entertain and inspire young readers while extolling the virtues and rewards of patience and loyalty. Hardcover | More Dr. Seuss

Editorial Reviews

Review

It's a picture book with high-interest narration. . . . [In] this highly graphic, well-written text, the reader learns about more than 150 fiendish friends in the animal kingdom. On every page, the focus is on details. . . and Kingfisher knows what children want. They want to be in awe, to be face-to-face with something beautiful (or downright ugly), to learn fascinating facts, and to examine detail that is difficult even for researchers to see in the wild. . . . Definitely pick up Attack and Defense. Students will be waiting in line to read this one. (NSTA Recommends)

This is a great collection of creepy-crawlies. The book is definitely not boring, with a variety of techniques showing how they various weapons and defenses work. There is not only a basic narrative throughout, but small factoids pop up every so often, making for some great reading. . . .For those who like to see nature at its deadliest and scariest, this is a fantastic book. (SanFrancisco Book Review)

About the Author

Professor Phil Whitfield is a lecturer in zoology, biology, and parasitology at King's College, University of London. He is also an author and consultant, producing books on science, technology, and especially the life sciences. His past works have been shortlisted for the Rhone-Poulence Prize for sceince writing. He lives in London, UK.

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details

  • Age Range: 6 - 10 years
  • Series: Animal Planet
  • Hardcover: 64 pages
  • Publisher: Kingfisher (September 27, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0753467232
  • ISBN-13: 978-0753467237
  • Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 0.5 x 10.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,927,898 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

5 star
100%
4 star
0%
3 star
0%
2 star
0%
1 star
0%
See both customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

By CrazyShopper on February 15, 2014
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Interesting book without overwhelming amounts of information. Just the basics, about right for a seven year old. Not too many big words.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By L. Mastrigt on July 20, 2015
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
There are a few of these Animal Planet books and we love them all ! Great for a curious five year old, we read them all the time. Wonderful facts and pictures.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?