Why? Why? Why? (Vol. 64): Everything About Reptiles

Wieso? Weshalb? Warum?, Band 64: Alles über Reptilien

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  • Reptiles are a varied group of fascinating animals descended from dinosaurs that includes crocodiles, lizards and snakes. This WWW title explores some of their unique qualities and characteristics: how they move, reproduce and raise their young, hunt and defend themselves, and more.

  • 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
16 pp 4 years + 24,5 x 27,8 cm EUR 14.99 June 2017 Wire-O 978-3-473-32673-0 • With flaps and half-punchings.


For many children, reptiles are among the most fascinating animals in the world. They are found all over the world, except in the tundra, and range from sweet salamanders and turtles to fierce and frightening creatures such as the crocodile. In this WWW title children can learn about them in depth. What do all reptiles have in common? Impressive flaps invite children to explore some of the unique characteristics and abilities of this varied group, including the many ways they move, lay eggs and hatch, hunt, defend themselves, and special colorations. The book also includes some record-breaking reptiles and a closer look at the ones that live right around us.

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

Patricia Mennen was born in 1961 in Augsburg. While she was studying German, art history and theater, she completed internships with various daily newspapers. After working as a children's book editor for six years and having a daughter, she began writing books. Today she lives with her family in southern Germany and Provence, France. The freelance author says that the curiosity of a child has never left her, and she tries to see the world with the eyes of a child.

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.