Snow Leopard: Grey Ghost of the Mountain

Author:   Justin Anderson ,  Patrick Benson
Publisher:   Walker Books Ltd
ISBN:  

9781406378283


Pages:   32
Publication Date:   01 November 2019
Recommended Age:   From 5 to 7 years
Format:   Hardback
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Snow Leopard: Grey Ghost of the Mountain


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A new Nature Storybook about one of the most beautiful creatures in the world, with words by Planet Earthproducer Justin Anderson and pictures by Patrick Benson. A spellbinding new Nature Storybook about snow leopards, with words by Planet Earth producer and first-time children's author Justin Anderson and pictures from award-winning artist Patrick Benson. Something moves in the rocks ahead. My hands start to tremble. My heart is beating fast. There, just a few footsteps away, is a snow leopard... Join us on a journey high into the snowy peaks of the Himalaya, and discover the secret world of a rare and utterly majestic creature - how it has adapted to the harsh environment it lives in and how it looks after its young. Complete with an index and a conservation note, this is a wonderful addition to the series and the debut of an exciting new voice in non-fiction writing for children.

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Author:   Justin Anderson ,  Patrick Benson
Publisher:   Walker Books Ltd
Imprint:   Walker Books Ltd
Dimensions:   Width: 25.00cm , Height: 0.90cm , Length: 27.60cm
Weight:   0.425kg
ISBN:  

9781406378283


ISBN 10:   1406378283
Pages:   32
Publication Date:   01 November 2019
Recommended Age:   From 5 to 7 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Patrick Benson's illustrations portray the Himalayan mountain communities near where the snow leopard lives, as well as the cat herself, who stalks through the snow on extra-large paws that serve as snowshoes to keep her from sinking. The leopard hunts ibex, raises cubs, and beds down in a cave during a fierce Himalayan storm in this enchanting story. * The B&N Kids Blog *


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Film maker and debut author Justin Anderson has eighteen years of documentary experience working for the BBC. He presented an acclaimed radio documentary for BBC Radio 4, where he tracked arctic wolves across the frozen wastes of Canada. He went on to direct the Mountains episode for the BAFTA and Emmy Award winning Planet Earth II series, filming across the globe from Ladakh and Everest, in the Himalaya, to the remote mountains of Peru. You can follow Justin on Twitter under the handle @JustinFAnderson. He lives in Bristol. Illustrator Patrick Benson has won many awards for his work, including the Mother Goose Award, the Christopher Medal and the Kurt Maschler Award. His picture book Owl Babies is a modern classic and has sold over two million copies worldwide. His other work includes artwork for The MinPins by Roald Dahl, The Little Boat by Kathy Henderson, The Sea-Thing Child by Russell Hoban and Soon by Timothy Knapman. He lives in Scotland.

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