On the world stage, gibbons love to break into song at sunrise, while humpback whales prefer to perform the same tune for an entire day. Wolves enjoy choir singing before setting off to hunt, and Chinese torrent frogs are excellent at carrying a tune without ever producing two identical notes. Additional information on the characteristics, habitats, and behaviors of these 14 animal virtuosos is included. Recordings of the sounds produced by each featured animal are available online.
About the Author
Pedro Alcalde has conducted numerous prestigious orchestras throughout the world. His multidisciplinary interests led him to work on the film The Dancer Upstairs, which won the Nino Rota Soundtrack Award at the Venice Film Festival. Julio Antonio Blasco graduated in Fine Arts from the Polytechnic University of Valencia and has been working as an illustrator and graphic designer for the past 15 years. His children’s books have received several awards in Spain and have been translated in several languages. He is also the co-founder of the publishing house Símientes Editores and co-owner of the bookstore Estudio 64.