The eye-appeal in the large, dramatically posed, full color animal paintings by Clark Bronson will pull the browser to this book. Mr. Bronson also works splendidly in the small pencil insert drawings, capturing texture, suggesting action and mood. And those who pause to look are more than likely to stay and read. There are good essays on the animals, giving their habits and diets, with anecdotal history as well as scientific information. The small and large animals of North America is a popular subject area for both adults and juvenile books. This book is interesting, informative, handsome and well able to compete for attention.