“The Internati onal Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List tells us where we urgently need to do something to prevent the despoliation of this world.”—Sir David Attenborough, filmmaker and naturalist Inspired and endorsed by the “Red List” database of animals in peril, maintained by the IUCN, this interactive book introduces species on six continents. Lushly illustrated; blending approachable text and secondary facts; with full portraits of animals such as the Chinese giant salamander, the snow leopard, the blue whale, and the giant panda, Red Alert provides young activists with information on how they can help save these beautiful creatures. Inspire activism and environmentalism with these stories of animals in urgent need of attention.
Catherine Barr is an ecologist who has been a journalist and editor, and worked for Greenpeace. She writes nonfi cti on that sparks questi ons and conversati ons. Her book The Story of Life: A First Book on Evoluti on (Frances Lincoln) was shortlisted for the English Associati on Picture Book Award and long listed for the School Library Associati on Informati on Book Awards. She lives in Wales.