Camilla De Le Bedoyere was a teacher for 10 years before she became a full-time non-fiction author. She studied Zoology and Geology at Bristol University, and has subsequently written or edited more than 200 books for children and adults, many of which aim to explain and explore the natural world and our relationship with it Camilla is a specialist literacy teacher at a London high school, developing reading skills and encouraging a love of learning through books.
This book will get children thinking and making those contagious, adorable sounds they make when awe and wonder set in... great for developing sustained shared thinking or critical thinking in young children. EYE 'The question and answer format will keep young readers entertained and help them to understand and retain animal facts. Amusing illustrations are perfectly matched to the pictures - so we see the whale in a swimming cap and blowing up 250 balloons with one breath! It's great fun but it's also factual; there's a map to show where the blue whale lives too' Parents in touch This beautifully illustrated book brings blue whale facts to life in a fun, interesting and humorous way. By placing the world's largest mammal in everyday human situations, children will begin to grasp how this gentle giant is huge and impressive. Every page has a new and exciting fact sure to amaze children and adults alike. Booktrust