Why? Why? Why? (Special Edition): My Big Animal Encyclopedia

Wieso? Weshalb? Warum?: Mein großer Tieratlas

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  • The WWW series has sold over 11 million copies in Germany
  • WWW has been translated into 20 other languages
  • With creative interactive elements, perfect for young, curious minds
24 pp 4 years + 24,5 x 27,8 cm EUR 19.99 June 2014 Wire-O 978-3-473-32601-3 • With flaps and half-punchings.


Why does the polar bear have black skin? What goes on at night in the desert? Where can you observe wild animals? And what is a food chain?
This book introduces the most beloved, most unusual and most interesting kinds of animals and show where they live on colorful maps. Impressive scenes and flaps provide information about more than 500 animals and explain how they have adapted to their respective habitats.

About the Series

The WWW series stands out for its playful, enticing way of conveying just the information that kids want to know. Centered on who-what-how questions, the titles in the series explore subjects of great interest to young children. The thousands of questions children ask daily are answered by means of interactive elements, engaging illustrations, and age-appropriate texts. Because the lively illustrations convey so much, the books hold children's interest even without an adult to read the clear, friendly texts. WWW is ideally suited for preschool and kindergarten ages, for children 4 to 7 years old.

The Author

Andrea Erne was born in 1958 in Stuttgart, Germany. She studied German, politics and cultural studies and began her career as an editor for a daily newspaper. She then moved to a large children's book publisher, and later began working freelance as an editor and author for book publishers and newspapers.

The Illustrator

Anne Ebert, born in 1963, knew as a child she wanted to become an artist. She studied graphic design in Münster and focuses her work on nature illustrations. Anne Ebert has illustrated numerous books for Ravensburger.

Rights Sold

Castillian (Spain), Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Russian (worldwide), Spanish (Latin America, Spain)