Animal Close-ups: Cats

Barbara Taylor

From huge, roaring tigers to small, purring pet cats, this book explores these sleek and beautiful animals.

978 0 199 10896 1
February 2002
210 x 210 mm
24 pp
Colour throughout
Oxford University Press in association with the Natural History Museum
4-7 year olds


Cats are beautiful animals and superb hunters. This book explores a variety of cats, zooming in for a close look at their fur and teeth, paws and claws. The cats featured include lions, leopards, cheetahs, wildcats, domestic cats, lynxs and tigers.

Animal Close-ups: Cats is available to order from our co-publisher Oxford University Press. For details of how to contact them, please visit Publishing partners.


Barbara Taylor has previously written the Weird and Wonderful Series for children, which was also published in association with the Museum.

About the series

This series for children aged four to seven years makes a perfect introduction to the wonders of the natural world. They look at related groups of animals in spectacular photographs, and zoom right in on their fascinating details, to see in close-up how nature has designed them for living.

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