Little Kids-Guided Reading Books
Alphaworld - Patrick Luk
This work is an authoritative family guide to choosing and caring for puppies and dogs, kittens and cats, small mammals, birds, reptiles, insects and fish. It includes all pet types, with advice on pet characteristics, the best pets for children, and how to choose the best pet for your family's lifestyle. It contains over 1200 beautiful colour photographs. Whether you are a first-time pet owner or you are looking after an existing menagerie, this book provides all the expert advice you will need for keeping your domestic pets happy and in full health. An essential reference guide for all the family, this comprehensive volume allows families to choose pets confidently and to offer them the most comfortable and caring home. Expertly written, it examines and gives detailed information about a wide range of small animals, from cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, chinchillas, rats and mice to birds, reptiles, invertebrates and fish. Illustrated throughout with 1200 sumptuous colour photographs, this expertly written manual provides all the information you need to buy and care for your pet with complete confidence. It will prove an invaluable one-stop reference source for pet-lovers everywhere.
David Alderton is an internationally best-selling authority on pets and their care. His books have currently sold over four million copies worldwide, and they are now available in twenty-five languages. David is the former chairman of the National Council for Aviculture, and has been breeding and keeping birds for over 30 years. Alan Edwards has been a judge for 23 years with the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy in the United Kingdom, and has been a frequent International Judge in Europe, and International Guest Judge with the Cat Fancier's Federation in the United States. He breeds British and Oriental Shorthairs, and has held the prefix "Taliesin" for more than 30 years. Dr Peter Larkin qualified as a veterinary surgeon from the Royal Veterinary College, London, in 1953, and was later awarded the degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine by thesis from the University of Berne. He was a contributing author to Encyclopedia of the Dog and International Encyclopedia of Dogs and has judged dogs all over the world. Mike Stockman, MRCVS, qualified as a veterinary surgeon in 1949 and has been actively involved with dogs all his life. He has served as President of the British Veterinary Association and as Chairman of the Crufts organizing sub-committee.
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