Antelopes Leap Elephants Roam Lions Stalk And Zebras Gallop Wild Creatures From All Over The African Continent Scamper Through The Pages Of This Delightful Book, Giving Beginning Readers A Fascinating Way To Learn The Alphabet While Discovering Some Of Their Favorite Animals Award Winning Filmmakers And Photographers Dereck And Beverly Joubert Bring Their Vivid Images Of African Wildlife To This Superbly Engaging Alphabet BookReaders Will Find Brief That Text Offers Basic Information About Each Animal Alongside Each Letter And The Corresponding Wildlife Photo In Some Cases, Than One Creature Represents A Particular Letter In A Market Filled With Animal Books, This High Interest Choice Stands Out For The Power Of Its Photography, The Track Record Of Its Authors Who Have Won Critical Acclaim For Previous Children S Titles, The Tremendous Kid Appeal Of African Animals, And The Proven Reliability Of The National Geographic Brand Gorgeous photographs give close up pictures of African animals Each page includes a did you know question Glossary and additional information included. There is a simple reason why I love this book The photography is beautiful and lovingly done This is not a surprise when one considers the talent behind the camera, Dereck and Beverly Joubert are simply phenomenal The information about the animals should also interest the kids but the main draw for me is the photography My nephew is usually a fan for surreal fiction but his face LIT UP when he saw the animals especially the cheetah, his favourite Because of the sweat smile this gave my nephew I definitely recommend this book. This is so good I had to have a copy for my classroom Great animal photos, with a little did you know blurb too Just a line or two about the critter Alphabet is enlarged as you go along too Love the animal facts ABC at the end, as well as info options A African Animal Alphabet by Beverly Joubert, illustrated by Dereck Joubert, features both well and lesser known animals in an alphabet format, with information about each one The book includes an introduction, Africa map showing habitats, Animal Facts pages, Did you know features, a glossary, and page of book sources and websites Lesser known animals featured include Dung beetles, Impala, Kudu, Nile crocodiles, Tsessebe, Umbrette, Vervet monkey, Xenopus bullfrog, and Yellow billed hornbill Joubert s photographs are brilliant My very favorite images include baboons, cheetahs, Dung beetles, giraffes, jackals, lion, squirrels, vervet monkeys, warthogs and zebras The baboon, cheetah and zebra action pictures are superb This is a high quality ABC and informational animal book with excellent photographs The Animals Facts pages and Did you know features for each animal give interesting and unusual facts My only improvement would have been for another map showing where these animals roam The suggestion in the introduction to count the number of times the featured letter is used in words on that page lends an added vocabulary and counting feature to the book This is highly recommended for school and public library collections For ages 4 to 8, Africa, abc, animals, adventure, informational, travel, and fans of Beverly Joubert and Dereck Joubert.
Beverly Joubert was born in South Africa in 1957 She began her career in photography in Botswana s famous Savute region where she and her husband, film director Dereck Joubert, started making natural history films.Beverly s work has appeared in many issues of NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazines, including the cover story Lion of Darkness Her work has also been published in over a hundred magazines
- 48 pages
- African Animal Alphabet
- Beverly Joubert
- 20 August 2019 Beverly Joubert