Learn everything there is to know in this heartwarming guide about pets of all kinds, and the many different ways to take care of them and give them the happiest life possible.
In this ultimate guide to pets, whether you’ve got them or not, children will enjoy learning lots about the different animals that we might think of as pets, including their history, behavior, and body language. Discover practical things to do with pets, such as how to treat them kindly, look after their everyday needs, and give them the best life possible.
With author and vet Dr Jess French, delve deeper into the world of pets than you ever have before! The best thing is, you don’t even need a pet to enjoy them. Pets and Their People provides inspiration for kids aged 7-9 who can’t own pets, showing them that we can care for animals in lots of other ways - from volunteering at animal shelters to leaving food for them out in the wild. From old favorites such as playful puppies and cuddly cats, to more unusual pets such as lizards and snakes, to bugs and hedgehogs in parks and gardens, there are many fascinating animals to meet. Inside the pages of this adorable book about pets, you’ll find:
- Age-appropriate, exciting and varied information for 7-9 year olds, with a visual guide showing how a newborn kitten grows into a cat and what it needs at each stage, a guide to encouraging good pet behavior, poorly pets and how vets help them, playing with and grooming pets, pet history, fun facts, mythbusters, and much more. - A broad range of pets, including dogs, cats, hamsters, guinea pigs, other rodents, horses, rabbits, a range of reptiles, birds and more! - High-quality photography to give children an accurate understanding of how healthy pets look and behave, plus beautiful illustrations created from well-researched sources that are authentic and trustworthy.
From fluffy and friendly to scaly and shy, our pets are all wonderfully unique, so let’s find out how to take good care of them so they feel just like part of the family! Have you ever wondered why cats meow at us but not at each other? When will a dog wag its tail at you? What should you feed a pet snake? And how can you provide a happy home for animals in the wild? Find out all these things and much, much more as you turn the fact-filled pages of this educational animal book.
About the Author
Dr. Jess French is a conservationist, TV host, author, and veterinarian. She is known for her show on CBeebies, called ‘Minibeast Adventure with Jess.’ She has written five books for DK: The Book of Brilliant Bugs, Earth’s Incredible Oceans, What a Waste, Protect the Planet, and It’s a Wonderful World, which explore the importance of protecting our planet, and how taking little actions today will make a big difference to the future.