Inspiring young animal lovers to get up close to roaring lions and the real-life challenges they face is what Mission: Animal Rescue: Lions is all about. With fun and amazing adventure stories, gorgeous photography, hands-on activities, fascinating information, and more, this book taps into kids' interest in animals AND their passion for saving them. Meet real-life lions and learn about their habitats, challenges, and successes, plus learn how YOU can take action and save these amazing endangered creatures.
DANIEL RAVEN-ELLISON is a National Geographic Emerging Explorer and guerilla geographer. His work focuses on nurturing playful exploration, education, and geography through teaching, experimenting, writing, social media, gaming, and more. He's a lead partner in The Geography Collective, a group of about 25 educators and geographers who produce books, websites, events, explorations to inspire kids about the world around them. He's also one of the creators behind the Geography Collective's Mission:Explore, an online game and site for children to explore and learn about their world.
ASHLEE BROWN BLEWETT is a nonfiction writer specializing in science, natural history, and exploration. In addition to writing and researching for National Geographic Children's Books, Ashlee has collaborated with countless National Geographic grantees and explorers to develop television series and specials about their work. A curious person by nature, she hopes to inspire others to investigate and appreciate the natural world around them.
"Beautiful photographs of the animals in their habitat keep even the most reluctant reader engaged...A solid selection for students who are interested in animal conservation." --School Library Journal
"Dynamic and fact-laden, this book seeks to foster curiosity about onservation issues that are a world away for most readers and encourages them to action." --Booklist