I don’t know how or where the photographer got so close to so many animals but I am AMAZED by reading
A howling wolf, a stalking tiger, a playful panda, a dancing bird pairing the stunning photography of National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore with the delicate mix of poetry and prose of Newbery award-winning author Kwame Alexander, this lush picture book celebrates the beauty, diversity, and fragility of the animal world.
Featuring more than 40 unique animal portraits, the pages invite kids to explore each creature’s markings, textures, and attributes in stunning detail, while calling on all of us to help protect each and every one. Three picture-packed gatefolds inside showcase even more familiar and exotic species. These images are part of Sartore’s lifelong project to photograph every animal in the world, with special attention given to disappearing and endangered species.”
The photos inside are amazeballs and the poetry, written by Kwame Alexander, will delight even the youngest animal lover. The sloth, frogs, creepy snakes and bugs to leopards all get center stage with these beautiful full color images. So much animal goodness!
Many thanks to National Geographic for bringing us photos of animals we may never see in real life.