CAMILLA DE LE BEDOYERE was a teacher for 10 years before she became a full-time non-fiction author. She studied Zoology and Geology at Bristol University, and has subsequently written or edited more than 200 books for children and adults, many of which aim to explain and explore the natural world and our relationship with it Camilla is a specialist literacy teacher at a London high school, developing reading skills and encouraging a love of learning through books. ALEKSEI BITSKOFF always loved to draw as a child, covering his exercise books in doodles. His illustration for the AOI's Transport For London competition was exhibited in the summer and his story Me and You gained 3rd place in the Macmillan Prize. He has also been highly commended in the Cheltenham Illustration Award.
'This 'What if a...' series from QED offers a lively introduction to non-fiction for younger readers. Informative and fun' Reading Zone 'This series from QED has an enjoyable and light-hearted format to which children will respond well. By imagining animals in everyday scenarios, readers can learn about their size, diet and other features. As well as answering the humorous questions, the book packs in plenty of facts. Featuring superb illustrations and an engaging question and answer format, this title is extremely engaging and enjoyable. And could a monkey waterski? Well, you'll have to buy the book to find out!' Parents in Touch 'Humorously illustrated throughout, and with a map and facts at the end, this is a fun way to learn about animals. Each of the books in the series focuses on a particular jungle animal, so there is a lot to be learnt about each one.' Parents in Touch