Why? Why? Why? (Vol. 71): Discovering native animals

Wieso? Weshalb? Warum?, Band 71: Wir entdecken heimische Tiere

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  • Many animal species and habitats in one volume.

  • 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 January 2019 Wire-O 978-3-473-32948-9 • With flaps and half-punchings.


This volume takes little animal lovers on a journey of discovery through a variety of native habitats. Whether in the garden, the forest, the mountains or the fields: Children learn interesting facts about where and how animals live in these environments. They gain awareness for the importance of animals, such as insects, for the balance of nature and find inspiration as to how they themselves can contribute to conservation.

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.