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Endangered Animals

By Martin Jenkins
Illustrated by Tom Frost

Travel the world and discover animals under threat in this beautiful gift book from conservation biologist and award-winning author Martin Jenkins.

From the mighty Asian elephant to the tiny rosalia longicorn beetle, creatures all over the world are under threat like never before in human history. Travelling around the world in a series of striking graphic stamps from printmaker Tom Frost, this timely book introduces some of the threatened species and explores why they are in danger. Written by conservation biologist and award-winning author Martin Jenkins, this is a beautiful and illuminating journey through the world of endangered animals.

  • A stunning gift book with 30 beautiful and striking graphic prints from Tom Frost.
  • Martin Jenkins has worked for WWF, the UN and more on global conservation issues.
  • Follows Martin Jenkins' previous award-winning book on endangered animals, Can We Save the Tiger?

About the author

Martin Jenkins is a conservation biologist by trade. He worked for ten years for World Conservation Monitoring Centre, writing about a range of conservation issues, and since 1990 he has worked freelance for organizations such as WWF and a number of UN bodies concerned with conservation and the environment. Martin’s jobs have varied greatly: “I’ve been an orchid-sleuth in Germany, a timber detective in Kenya and an investigator of the chameleon trade in Madagascar.” Martin has written many children's books, including Emperor's Egg, winner of the Times Junior Information Book of the Year Award and Fly Traps! Plants that Bite Back, which was shortlisted for the same award. Martin lives in Cambridge.

About the illustrator

Print maker and illustrator Tom Frost graduated from Falmouth College of Arts in 2001 returning to his home town of Bristol to work as an illustrator for a number of years. He now divides his time between print making, restoring his crumbling Georgian house in rural Wales and raising a young family. In recent years he has worked with clients including the V&A, Perry's Cider, Art Angels, Freight Household Goods, Selvedge Magazine, Nomnom Chocolate, Barti Ddu Rum, Quadrille Books and Yorkshire Sculpture Park. His work highlights a fascination for old matchboxes, stamps, folk art, tin toys, children's books and the natural world.

ISBN: 9781406379310
Imprint: Walker Studio
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: November 1, 2018
Dimensions: 250 x 330mm, 64pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $29.99
New Zealand RRP: $32.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 04/11/18 at 22:24:19
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