The living world is brought to life by close-up photography sequences in this series of natural history books for the young reader. Illustrations border each page, enhancing the photographs and providing additional information on the animals growth or behaviour. A photographic paperback series designed to introduce the fascinating world of animals and how they develop. In this informative and highly visual series, appealing step-by-step photography allows children to see what happens when an egg hatches and a chick emerges. This book looks at the stages in the life cycle of a chick through the first weeks in its growing up process. Presented with text in story form for parent and children to share.