Little Platypus: A Day in the Life of a Platypus Puggle (Really Wild Families) (Hardcover)

Little Platypus: A Day in the Life of a Platypus Puggle (Really Wild Families) By Rebeca Pintos (Illustrator), Anna Brett Cover Image
By Rebeca Pintos (Illustrator), Anna Brett
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Discover what Little Platypus gets up to and explore his world, in this fun and informative title from the Really Wild Families series.
Little Platypus has a small, but happy family! Little Platypus lives with his brother and Mummy, and they only come out at night! Little Platypus is super excited to introduce us to his family and explore their riverside home together by moonlight.

Beautiful and bright illustrations will make this informative book a hit with children of all ages! This charming celebration of platypus' will show children just how amazing nature is and is a reminder that it is up to us to care for the planet and its weird and wonderful creatures.

Learn about one of nature's most fascinating creatures:
  • What a platypus looks like from its webbed feet to its duck-like bill
  • How a female platypus lays eggs
  • How they hunt and survive in the wild
  • How they use their super sixth sense of electroreception
  • Why they are so unusual, and so fascinating!
This adorable story is followed by a fun factivity section packed with craft projects, case studies and a quiz section at the back of the book, so you can put everything you have learnt about Little Platypus and their family to the test.

In this Really Wild Families series, based on the everyday adventures of wild animals, discover what the littlest members of the family get up to! Through their eyes we will explore their habitats, family dynamics and how they play, grow and survive as a family.

About the Author

Anna Brett has worked in children’s publishing for more than eight years. She’s written and edited a huge variety of books, ranging from curriculum-based reference works to popular culture and books with digital extras, pop-ups and stickers.

Praise For…

“A fact-filled picture book story about a platypus puggle and their family, followed by a 16-page fact section with activities, learning resources and case studies. A charming celebration of one of Australia’s most unusual animals. Little Elephant, part of the same series, will be released simultaneously.”The Bookseller
Product Details
ISBN: 9780711274181
ISBN-10: 0711274185
Publisher: words & pictures
Publication Date: November 1st, 2022
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: Really Wild Families