World's Wackiest Animals
Take a walk on the weird side as Lonely Planet Kids reveals 100 of the world's strangest animals. From glass frogs and mole lizards to umbrella birds and fishing spiders, discover crazy creatures and rare species you've never heard of before from all corners of the globe! Meet the egg-eating snake and satanic leaf-tailed gecko from Africa; the chinstrap penguin and narwhal from the Arctic Circle; the Bornean bearded pig and snub-nosed monkey from Asia; the frilled dragon and superb bird-of-paradise from Australia; the hoopoe and Etruscan shrew from Europe; the ghost-faced bat and magnificent frigatebird from North America; the Brazilian horned frog and red-lipped batfish from South America; and lots more! You'll then plunge into the dark depths of the oceans to meet fish and deep sea marine life, like the hairy frogfish, immortal jellyfish, crown-of-thorns starfish and the mimic octopus. Who will you crown the world's wackiest? About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!