Introduces the desert fox, or fennec, by following a mother and her young at rest and at play, hunting and eating, in their harsh yet beautiful desert world.
Author/illustrator Ted Lewin relates fourteen of his experiences with wild animals while travelling the world, following each anecdote with facts about the featured animal and its habitat.
The acrostic is a popular poetic form in which a name or phrase can be found by reading certain letters in the poem downward. Contains color photographs of various African animals, each with a lighthearted poem that contains acrostics.
Presents the diversity and beauty of wild animals around the world, their habitats, their behavior, and the ways in which they care for their young, as well as the dangers that they face from both man and nature. Drawings by Emmanuelle Zicot.