Red Alert!

15 Endangered Animals Fighting to Survive

Illustrator: Anne Wilson

Binding: Paperback

Imprint: Otter-Barry Books

Age 5+

Endangered Species & Extinction Of Species

15 Endangered species in six different habitats need your help to survive!

Pick a place. Choose a creature. Discover its story and the danger it faces. Then find out how to help it survive. 15 wild and wonderful creatures, all on the IUCN Red List, need our help - this important book is interactive, engaging and informative, and will inspire children to save their planet!

Red Alert! is inspired and endorsed by the 'Red List' database maintained by International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Currently the list includes over 70,000 species known to be at risk, but it grows larger all the time.


Catherine Barr specializes in clear explanations of ‘big issues for small people’. She has worked with Greenpeace and London's Natural History Museum before becoming a full-time researcher-writer. She describes herself as "interested in writing non-fiction stories that spark questions and conversation". Her bestselling book, The Story of Life, explaining the principle of evolution, was shortlisted for the English Association Picture Book Award in 2016.

Anne Wilson has as MA in illustration from Central St Martins College of Art, London and has been practising as an illustrator for over 15 years. Much of her work is inspired by everyday life; pattern, colour and shape, she incorporates figurative elements, layers and textures, with mixed media, printmaking and computer techniques. Anne Wilson lives in Goring-on-Thames, Berkshire.

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