Debunk misconceptions and find out the truth about animals in Myth Busters: Animal Errors!
Myth Busters: Animal Errors takes readers on a wild ride through the natural world in search of-the truth!
Have you been told a goldfish only has a three-second memory? Or that ostriches bury their head in the sand? Think again! Conspiracy theories, popular trivia, old wives' tales, common misconceptions and misinterpretations are explored to explain exactly why they are wrong, and how and why they were adopted as fact in the first place.
Thoroughly entertaining with fun typography, fast-paced text written by Clive Gifford, light and fascinating side-stories, and lively, photo-montaged illustrations, this big huge compendium of curriculum-led subjects appeals to today's technological-savvy children. Fully detailing each myth and error, along with its historical or scientific background, each falsehood is debunked, and then a full explanation of its true facts are presented.
Clive Giffordis an award-winning author who has written hundreds of articles and over eighty non-fiction books. For Kingfisher, Clive's titles include Football - The ultimate guide to the beautiful game, Football Skills, Olympics, 10 Explorers Who Changed the World, How the World Works and Think Again! He has received commendations from the Smithsonian Museum in the US and received a Times Educational Supplement Information Book of the Year award. Clive lives in Manchester.