Can you guess what King Ptolemy II of Egypt’s favorite pet was? Learn how the death of a fly saved the Roman poet Virgil from losing his land. You are bound to enjoy the numerous accounts in Historical Animals of many animals whose actions and lives throughout history have influenced the here and now!
Recommended for children 8-12 years old, Historical Animals is a great book for all ages. Historical Animals extolls the animals that have not received recognition for the role they played in shaping the world as we know it, at least until this fantastic book! This book includes historical statistics, zany prose, nifty fact, and whacky cartoon images.
The author, Julia Moberg, lived in both Michigan and Texas and was educated at the Tisch School of the Arts of New York University before settling in Paris, France. She has written several other children’s books that have earned merit as special selections & library picks and received excellent reviews from many literary sources. Published by Charlesbridge.
Length: 96 pages