Animal Encyclopedia: 2,500 animals with photos, maps, and more! is full of color photographs and tidbits of information about all sort of creatures around the world. From snails to salamanders and tigers to tapirs, you can learn facts about their lifecycle, senses, homes, and habitats. There are chapters introducing the classification of creatures, with endangered animal information. Each creature is pictured in bright photographs, with information on range, size and diet. National Geographic books are very popular items in the library, known for their accuracy and stunning photographs. Recommended for middle to upper elementary by Victoria.