Just the Right Size: Why Big Animals Are Big and Little Animals Are Little

Why can’t spiders be the size of houses? Why are there no tiny elephants that fit into your shoe? And why can’t you grow as big as King Kong? Perhaps you’ve sometimes wondered why animals are such surprising sizes. Why are some big, some wide, some small and others long and thin? Find out in this wittily illustrated book, which explains how animals have evolved to fit in to their environments. Discover why – big, wide, tall, small, long or thin – they are all just the right size!

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