Guided Reading Level: VGrade Level Equivalent: 5
With this naturalist's notebook in hand, young zoologists can explore the world's most fascinating mammals, up close and personal.
Land Mammals of the World guides readers on an exploration of the world's most fascinating mammals, from the terrifying grizzly of North America to the marsupials of Australia. Naturalists in the making can imagine themselves immersed in exotic habitats both near and far, from the rainforests of the Amazon to the grassy plains of Africa. This naturalist's notebook gives budding biologists the opportunity to explore new and unfamiliar species, as well as learn the subtle differences amongst the subspecies of their favorite animals. From great apes to the swift cheetah and the hulking rhinoceros, adventure awaits as you travel across the globe to catch a glimpse of the world's most wondrous mammals.
Juan Carlos Alonso is a Cuban American graphic designer, creative director, and illustrator. He has over 30 years experience in the graphic design/illustration field. In 1992, he founded Alonso & Company, a creative boutique specializing in branding, design, and advertising. He has been working with clients of all sizes from Fortune 500 to local businesses and has forged strong relationships with companies including the NBA franchise The Miami Heat, Bacardi Rum, Ryder System, Pitney Bowes, and Capitol Records. Alonso & Company has attained international acclaim for work in advertising and graphic design. His passion for nature has taken him around the world from Australia to the Galapagos Islands to study animals. Along with his work in the graphic arts, he is also an accomplished wildlife sculptor focusing mostly on prehistoric animals.