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Poo: A Natural History of the Unmentionable

Series: Animal Science

By: Nicola Davies (Author), Neal Layton (Author)

64 pages, colour illustrations

Walker Books

Paperback | Oct 2014 | #216257 | ISBN-13: 9781406356632
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NHBS Price: £6.99 $9/€8 approx
Paperback | Mar 2005 | #202919 | ISBN: 1844287513
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About this book

Learn everything you ever wanted to know about poo in this exciting new edition of a bestselling book. Hippos navigate by it, sloths keep in touch through it, rabbits eat it...and most grown-ups prefer not to mention it at all! But however you look at it, poo is probably the most useful stuff on Earth. It comes in all shapes and sizes, and every animal has its own special sort.

Find out what it's for, where it goes, what we can learn from it and lots more in Poo, one of six in the Animal Science series – the best biology series ever! It is now available in a bigger, more accessible format. It is part of the fantastic Animal Science series – Poo; What's Eating You?; Survivors; Just the Right Size; Talk, Talk, Squawk; and, Deadly.

Age Level: 5 to 10 years

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Nicola Davies graduated from Cambridge with a degree in zoology before going on to work on television programmes such as The Really Wild Show.

Neal Layton was awarded a distinction for his MA in Illustration from Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design. His book Oscar and Arabella was a Smarties Book Prize Winner.

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