A brilliantly funny look at how and why animals communicate.
From the team behind Poo, Extreme Animals, What's Eating You? and Just the Right Size comes another funny and informative book on animal biology, this time looking at how and why animals communicate - for the purposes of mating, gathering food, warning of danger, and many many more. Biologist and children's writer Nicola Davies takes the reader all over the world and across a wide variety of enthralling species to discover the mysteries behind animal communciation, accompanied by Neal Layton's funny and colourful drawings - solid biology told with great wit and style.
Nicola Davies is a zoologist and writer. She graduated from Cambridge with a degree in zoology before going on to work in television and is now the author of non-fiction books Poo, Big Blue Whale, Surprising Sharks and Ice Bear, as well as the novel Home. Nicola lives in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales. www.nicola-davies.com Neal Layton is the illustrator of Poo and Extreme Animals. He completed a BA in Graphic Design at Newcastle and then decided to become an illustrator and studied for an MA in Illustration at Central St Martin's. Neal lives in Portsmouth, Hampshire. www.neallayton.com