Versatile Vertebrates Versatile Vertebrates
Versatile Vertebrates Versatile Vertebrates

Versatile Vertebrates

By Tom Velcovsky


Publication Date: April 18, 2023

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Ages 6 to 9

An encyclopedia of vertebrates that comprises of the most interesting and fascinating facts from the animal world combined with a fresh and modern look.Vertebrates are one of the largest animal groups and it includes cartilaginous fish, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. What do they have in common? What is typical for their body? Are you shaking your head in confusion, telling yourself that you don't know? Shaking your head is a sign that you are a vertebrate. Because backbone and cranium are typical for them. Did you know that African ostriches run at speeds of up to 55 miles per hour, which is the average speed of a car? Or that kiwi birds stopped flying because they had no natural enemies? Dive into the animal world and find out more.This book provides readers with information about the vertebrate family in a readable and comprehensible way, while staying scientifically accurate.

About the Author

Tom Velcovsky is a graduate in Audiovisual Production from the Silesian University in Opava, where he specialized in screenwriting and storyboards. Before switching to children’s books and the making of comic strips, he worked in advertising.Marie Kotasova Adamkova has always loved nature and literature. Having graduated from the Faculty of Science of Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, she became a zoologist. In her precious moments of free time, when she isn’t working on specialist publications, she relaxes by writing children’s books.Barbora Idesova is inspired by nature, the sun, music, meditation, myths and adventures with friends. Her drawings often depict various creatures from her own imaginary mythology. Goddesses, demigods, mythical forest beings with ordinary human qualities. They perform in strangely familiar dreamy scenes full of symbols and decorative elements. Through these creatures, she also tries to create a space to talk about topics that matter to her, like feminism and LGBTQ+ themes.

Format: Hardcover Paper over boards

Length: 80 pages

Publisher: Albatros Media

Publication Date: April 18, 2023

ISBN: 9788000067995

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