Immerse yourself in the depths of the world's forests, with intricate diorama pop-ups and multi-layered sounds throughout. Listen to a wildcat hiss as it stealthily hunts on the forest floor, step into a clearing to hear a cuckoo call, and clamber over the Rocky Mountains to hear a bear roar! Push the branches aside to reveal he private lives of these creates and how they survive. Featuring creatures from the northern boreal forestm Rocky Mountains and European forests (including a winter scene).
Maurice Pledger has illustrated many successful series for Templar, which collectively have sold over 10 million copies worldwide. In 1982, Maurice was awarded the Francis Williams Illustration Award for the Best Descriptive Illustration. This accolade, sponsored by the Victoria and Albert Museum, is awarded only once in every five years. Maurice spends many hours observing his subjects, sketching, photographing and carefully studying the natural world.