Beastly Brains

Exploring How Animals Think, Talk, and Feel

Can a lemur tell a lie? Could a toucan use tools? Will a ferret help a friend?

By Nancy F. Castaldo Read by Charon Normand-Widmer Animals / Children's Nonfiction / Science English, Unabridged 3h 11m Sell Sheet
Format Release Date List Price Your Price ISBN
3 Audio CDs February 7, 2017 $39.99 $29.99 9781520064888 Add to Cart
1 MP3 CDs February 7, 2017 $29.99 $19.99 9781520064925 Add to Cart
							In Beastly Brains, Nancy Castaldo delves into the minds of animals and explores animal empathy, communication, tool use, and social societies through interviews and historical anecdotes. Researchers from Charles Darwin to Jane Goodall have spent years analyzing the minds of animals, and today's science is revolutionizing old theories and uncovering surprising similarities to our own minds. Humans are not alone in our ability to think about ourselves, make plans, help each other, or even participate in deception. You'll think differently about the animals on this planet-maybe it's their world and we're just living in it!

"This provides an excellent starting point for budding scientific minds and offers many resources to encourage listeners to get involved and start scientifically exploring their surroundings." - Booklist

"The information is conveyed in an enticing way that is sure to spark the interest of aspiring naturalists and researchers...A fascinating take on animal science for tween and teen zoologists." - School Library Journal

"In this fascinating audiobook, Castaldo discusses an array of scientific research on animal cognition in a language accessible to young people." - AudioFile