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David Attenborough

David Attenborough

Published: 4 Feb 2020

Hardback, 32 pages

Recommended for age 3+ and 5+

By Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Illustrated by Mikyo Noh

Published by Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

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Discover the life of David Attenborough, the inspiring broadcaster and conservationist. Little David grew up in Leicester on the campus of a university, where his father was a professor. As a child, he spent hours in the science library, collating his own specimens and creating a mini animal museum.

When he was old enough to go to university, he studied science and zoology - but what he wanted most of all was to be close to the animals he was studying. So, he started working in television, visiting animals in their natural habitats and telling the world the untold stories of these animals. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the broadcaster's life.

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