Sir Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders: Pets

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books

The Tower of London once housed lions, tigers, elephants, kangaroos and ostriches in the royal menagerie. In the 13th century there was even a polar bear, kept on a long lead and allowed to fish in the River Thames. Have you wondered why polar bears are white? Read this book to find out!

Have you heard about Sergeant Stubby, a pit bull terrier who took part in 17 WWI battles?  Did you know that in America, miniature horses are sometimes used as guide animals instead of dogs?

Bursting with amazing tales, fantastic facts and practical tips on how best to look after your pets, Tony Robinson's compendium of stories, statistics and advice will delight animal lovers of any age.

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