animals, children, nature

Tooth & Claw: The Wild World of Big Predators

Tooth & Claw
Author: Jim Arnosky
Publisher: Sterling Children’s Books
Genre: Children / Nature
ISBN: 978-1-4027-8624-2
Pages: 32
Price: $14.95

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Big predators are more likely to be seen in a zoo than our own backyards. These incredible beings inspire awe and fear, as we appreciate how quickly they can corner and kill their prey. But even though they are dangerous, they are also incredibly magnificent.

Author and artist, Jim Arnosky, captures their beauty in Tooth & Claw. Sharing a bit about lions, leopards, cheetahs, bears, and wolves, he also paints detailed portraits of each. The images are so lifelike, one can almost reach out and touch these animals.

It’s easy to lose sight of the wildness of caged lions and tigers, but underneath their docile exterior lies the heart of a powerful beast. Arnosky clearly admires these creatures and inspires the reader to do the same.

Reviewer: Alice Berger