Animal ArchitectsAuthor: John Nicholson
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
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A wombat scoops and sweeps with powerful paws to dig an underground maze. A titmouse winds and weaves grasses to build a sturdy padded nest... with a drawbridge. Animal Architectsshows creatures that tunnel, bore wood, weave, and mould clay; animals that adjust for temperature and comfort, make bolt holes for times of danger, store food for their offspring. It celebrates the engineers and architects of the animal world.
AwardsAward: Winner, Children's Book of the Year Awards Year: 2004 Prize: Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
Classifications:Prize Winning Australian, Prize Winning Children's Books, Prize Winning
Category:Children's Children's Non Fiction