Books by Camilla de la Bédoyère

WOW! LOOK WHAT BUGS CAN DO! by Camilla de la Bédoyère
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2019

"Fun with bugs. (Informational picture book. 6-9)"
Oversized illustrations of various insects "slither, creep, crawl, scamper, swim, climb…or fly" across colorful pages that also sport the "Extraordinary Facts" announced on the cover. Read full book review >
BUGS IN THE BACKYARD by Camilla de la Bédoyère
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 15, 2016

"No substitute for getting down and dirty in the greenery but a good and visually memorable start. (index, glossary) (Nonfiction. 8-11)"
A gallery that will bring young naturalists close—very close—to common creepy-crawlies. Read full book review >
I LOVE MOM by Camilla de la Bédoyère
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 5, 2016

"A look at parenthood in the animal kingdom that will have readers poring over the photos. (Informational picture book. 4-8)"
Mothers in the animal kingdom tend to their babies just as human mothers do. Read full book review >
I LOVE KISSES by Camilla de la Bédoyère
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2015

"Unfortunately, the Hallmark sentiments in the primary text make this book feel generic and just transitorily cute. (Picture book. 2-5)"
Fifteen examples of animal affection, which looks not so different than the human kind. Read full book review >
FIREFLY ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANIMALS by Camilla de la Bédoyère
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2014

"For browsers and researchers alike, this is a useful and inviting display—and a bargain. (index) (Nonfiction. 8-14)"
From echidnas to paddle worms, this broad guide to the animal kingdom introduces more than 700 animals, organized in groups, illustrated with detailed watercolors and photographs, and presented in conjunction with features on particular types of animals and general animal behavior. Read full book review >
GUESS WHO'S IN THE TREES by Camilla de la Bédoyère
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2014

"Uneven, but children will enjoy the guessing and likely learn something all the same. (Informational picture book. 3-6)"
Lift-the-flap lovers explore forest habitats, guessing what animals live in each, in this outing, one of a set of four. Read full book review >
CREATURES OF THE NIGHT by Camilla de la Bédoyère
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 2014

"Tailor-made for budding zoologists as well as casual browsers. (glossary, index) (Nonfiction. 10-13)"
A slickly produced if arbitrarily ordered gallery of nocturnal wildlife, from leopards to the giant desert hairy scorpion, featuring dozens of close-up portraits and quick, easily graspable facts. Read full book review >