This delightfully illustrated picture reference book contains exactly 1000 animals, from familiar farm animals to exotic creepy crawlies and fascinating undersea creatures. Each page has an array of animals to pore over. A wonderful book to share together. Pre-readers will enjoy looking at the beautiful pictures and spotting favourite animals. Older children can use the book as a starting point for discussion or research. An excellent tool for improving vocabulary as each picture is labelled, with an index at the back of the book. This is an attractive new hardcover picture book edition of the current board book version 9781409551645.