Animal Lives

How do animals hunt, escape, and communicate? And how do scientists distinguish one animal group from another? World Book’s acclaimed Animal Lives series introduces the main animal groups to readers and teaches them basic principles of scientific classification.

Books in Series

  • Amphibians
  • Birds
  • Fish
  • Insects and Spiders
  • Mammals
  • Mollusks and Similar Sea Creatures
  • Reptiles

For every book purchased, World Book will donate one to Bernie's Book Bank.

(Example: Buy a 10 volume set, World Book donates 10 books)

SKU: 20239
ISBN: 978-0-7166-0401-3
Pages: 336
Volumes: 7
Price: $179.00
    • Text is sectioned to help students master materials quickly
    • Encourages comprehension and an understanding of the animals, their classes, and characteristics
    • Supports STEM instruction for elementary and middle grades students

    "From cover to cover of each book, this seven-volume set is a fascinating read full of interesting facts and beautiful photography. It is a great value and an excellent introduction for young readers to the world of animals. This is a set of books parents will want to share with their children and librarians will want to have on the shelf. Although the series is classified as juvenile literature, all age groups will enjoy the beauty and variety of animals displayed on each page."

    - Science Books and Film (AAAS)

    “This set would be useful in school libraries as well as the children's section of public libraries. Parents homeschooling their children would find it particularly useful.”

    American Reference Books Annual

    2010 Editor’s Choice

    “Covering much of the animal kingdom with exquisite color photographs, this set is a useful resource for independent research.”

    Library Media Connection

    "This is not your average set of animal reference books....All in all, the books are educational, yet a lot of fun."

    Catholic Library World