Book details

Macmillan Children's Book

Big Cats (A Day in the Life)

What Do Lions, Tigers, and Panthers Get up to All Day?

A Day in the Life

Author: Tyus D. Williams; illustrations by Chaaya Prabhat

Big Cats (A Day in the Life)

Big Cats (A Day in the Life)

About This Book

A beautifully illustrated nonfiction story by wildlife ecologist Tyus D. Williams, following lions, cheetahs, tigers, panthers, mountain lions, and snow leopards over the course of one day.
Page Count
48
On Sale
04/05/2022
Age Range
5-8

Book Details

"A carefully constructed, absolutely engaging primer on fierce cats in the wild." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Set over a 24-hour period, meet sparring snow leopards, sprinting cheetahs, and slumbering jaguars in this kids’ nonfiction book about the biggest cats on Earth.

Follow the lives of individual big cats as they roar, hunt, fight, and play their way through the day. Wildlife expert Tyus D. Williams cleverly weaves the story from leopard to mountain lion in the style of a nature documentary, including gentle science explanations perfect for future zoologists. Witness incredible moments including:

• A panther hunting a crocodile
• Cheetah cubs play fighting
• A battle between lionesses and hyenas

Beautifully illustrated by Chaaya Prabhat and packed with animal facts, Big Cats (A Day in the Life) is one of the first titles in an exciting new series of animal books from Neon Squid.

Also available: Bugs (A Day in the Life)

Imprint Publisher

Neon Squid

ISBN

9781684492077

In The News

"Prabhat’s graceful art makes vivid use of color as it depicts cats in moments of intense action. . . A carefully constructed, absolutely engaging primer on fierce cats in the wild." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Ideal for 5+ fans of Owen Davey’s wildlife books." -- The Guardian

"It’s one of those books where you keep thinking to yourself, “Oh, I didn’t know that!”
The book will also make people want to do more to save big cats and their habitats. -- Time for Kids

Praise for the A Day in the Life series:
"From action scenes to tidbits of intriguing information to paragraphs of explanation, the text has plenty to offer animal lovers. Varied in layout, these fully illustrated books feature vibrant, stylized artwork with distinctive palettes. An attractive series for kids intrigued by animals in the wild." -- Booklist

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Big Cats (A Day in the Life)

Big Cats (A Day in the Life)