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Fantastiska fakta om djurungar Amazing Facts About Baby Animals

A whimsically illustrated collection of fascinating, surprising, and funny facts about baby animals and their parents, from the author of The Illustrated Compendium of Amazing Animal Facts.

Who doesn’t love baby animals? Amazing Facts About Baby Animals is an adorable celebration of all kinds of fuzzy, fluffy, scaly, and feathery animal babies and their parents. This charming collection by beloved Swedish artist Maja Säfström is full of interesting, weird, and funny facts about animals before they are born (elephants are pregnant for 22 months!), when they are born (whales are born tail-first so they don’t drown!), and life as babies (parrots give their offspring names! Baby macaques have snowball fights!). Perfect for art- and nature-loving kids and adults, this sweet book makes a wonderful gift and conversation starter for the whole family.


The Carl von Linné Plaque (Best children’s non-fiction work of the year) Sweden 2020
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  • “A new remarkable book with amazing facts about animals. /…/ The illustrations are detailed yet clean and playful, all the while focusing on the animal’s specific characteristics. /…/ This isn’t a traditional nonfiction title, but rather the perfect book for sparking an interest in knowing and reading more about animals. Amazing Facts About Baby Animals really knows how to stir both children’s and adults’ imagination, and make them marvel at the incredible diversity of nature.”

    BTJ, Sweden

  • “Maja truly has a gift when it comes to collecting astonishing facts and packaging them in the most delightful way. Her trademark are prints with adorable black and white illustrations of animals that tend to be doing/saying something unexpected and in book format you get the best of everything! The perfect gift for all ages, for fact and animal lovers alike. A feast for the eyes!”

    Barnens Boktips, Sweden

Photo: Lisa Langer Maja Säfström
  • Art & literary
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Swedish edition

English edition

Rights sold

China, Jieli (Simplified Chinese)

Czech Republic, Albatros

Finland, Nemo

France, Rue du Monde

Germany, Random House

Italy, Nomos

Japan, Kagaku Dojin

Korea, Grimmsi Publishing

Netherlands, Podium

Romania, Editura Cartier

Russia, Popuri

Slovakia, Albatros

Spain, Planeta

Sweden, Natur & Kultur

Türkiye, Meav

UK, HarperCollins

US, Ten Speed Press

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