The Wild World Handbook: Creatures (Paperback)

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By Andrea Debbink, Asia Orlando (Illustrator)
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This is book number 2 in the The Wild World Handbook series.


Packed with real-life tales of adventure, breathtaking illustrations, and practical tools, this handbook is an inspiring guide for the next generation of climate activists, conservationists, and nature lovers.

We share this incredible planet we call home with countless living creatures, from butterflies and falcons to koalas and dolphins. And just like us, animals everywhere are faced with the growing threat of climate change. 
Featuring seven categories of creatures, this handbook offers a roadmap for change and an invitation to explore the outdoors with fascinating facts, hope-filled stories, and hands-on STEAM activities. Each chapter highlights the biographies of scientists, artists, and adventurers from diverse backgrounds who have used their passion and skills to become courageous advocates for animals around the world. 
The second book in a middle-grade series for young activists and conservationists, The Wild World Handbook: Creatures empowers readers to appreciate and protect Earth’s wildlife.

Inside you will find:
   Seven incredible categories of creatures
   Fourteen inspiring biographies
   Seven kid-friendly DIY activities
   Seven fun field trips
   And much more!
Perfect for fans of Animal Planet’s The Zoo and National Geographic Kids.

About the Author

Andrea Debbink is the author of several books for kids and a former editor at American Girl magazine. Her favorite way to explore our wild world is hiking a trail or kayaking a river. She lives and writes in Madison, Wisconsin, and you can learn more about her at

Asia Orlando is an illustrator and digital artist based in Amsterdam. She is the founder of #OurPlanetWeek, an illustration movement aimed at promoting environmental awareness.

Praise For…

“Hooks readers from the beginning...A treasure trove of animals, familiar as well as not so well-known, and the scientists and activists who help them survive and thrive.”—School Library Journal, starred review

“Animals are always a hot topic for kids, and this STEAM offering for middle-graders is sure to please.”—Booklist

“Filled with history and facts about creatures that are beautifully expressed and explained.”—Beary Into Books

“A wonderful book packed with amazing information!”—The Momma Spot

“A must have for families looking to make a difference in the world...Get ready to be blown away with the awe inspiring illustrations that fill the pages of this environmental stewardship handbook, while gaining practical tools and skills.”—Inspired by Savannah

Praise for The Wild World Handbook: Habitats
“Beautifully illustrated….An entertaining and educational book for environmentally conscious nature lovers that will inspire action.”—Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9781683692683
ISBN-10: 1683692683
Publisher: Quirk Books
Publication Date: November 2nd, 2021
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: The Wild World Handbook