From bestselling and multi-award-winning author Dr Mark Norman.

Some animals live in funny places – prickly cactuses, deep dark caves, high treetops – strange places humans would not survive for five minutes. Find out why these animals have such funny homes.


Dr Norman is Head of Sciences at Museum Victoria where he leads the large and active natural sciences research team. For his own research he studies octopuses, squids, cuttlefishes and nautiluses (the cephalopods). He is also a trained teacher, an educational display designer and an experienced underwater cinematographer. His research and projects with documentary makers including BBC, National Geographic and Discovery Channel has covered giant squid, poisonous blue-ringed octopuses, huge aggregations of southern giant cuttlefish and diving surveys of remote Indo-Pacific coral reefs.


Middle primary readers would enjoy this fascinating, easy-to-read information book.

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