Author(s): Virginie Aladjidi
Discover the most spectacular and fascinating records of the natural world. From the biggest bird, river, fish to the longest recorded flight or the fruit with the most vitamins, prepare to be amazed! Every record comes with a simple paragraph of fun and informative text and every life form is precisely identified by their common name and scientific name. It is perfect for exploring the wonders of our world be they great or small. The Illustrated Compendiums' beautiful illustrations recall the style used by naturalists and explorers such as Charles Darwin and John James Audubon. Children aged 7 and up will enjoy dipping in and out of these books, inspired by the fascinating illustrations and facts.
Virginie Aladjidi is an experienced French children's author. Emmanuelle Tchoukriel is an experienced illustrator trained in scientific and medical illustration at the Estienne School in Paris. Together they have created the Illustrated Compendiums series.