“Fables of the Amazon delivers important forest lessons, animal facts, and moral tales through humorous stories and vivid images that will broaden children’s minds to the unique world of the Amazon.” — Readers’ Favorite
Natural history and ecology are fascinating but complex subjects. What better way to discover them than through a comic that is both funny and scientifically accurate? A perfect learning resource for nature-loving kids and adults, as well as a perfect classroom book for science teachers! Written by conservation scientists, this comic features facts about jungle animals drawn from actual field observations from the Amazon Jungle.
What you will discover:
Eleven comic strip short fables featuring a wide array of South American jungle animals. Each fable comes with an ecology lesson.
An intimate look at the secret lives of wild guinea pigs, rare macaws, jaguars, leaf-cutter ants, the elusive Maned Wolf, and many others.
The authors' own natural history notes from the field with photos and cartoons.
Meet the quirky and unique animal characters of the mighty Amazon forest by buying this book!
A word about the authors: Conservation scientists Dr. Louise Emmons and Alan J. Hesse have decades of field experience in the jungles of South America. Their unique, personal knowledge of wild animals and the secrets of the tropical forest is revealed in these short stories, brought to life by the humour of cartoons.