Which creatures come out at night? What goes on in the natural world while we are asleep? Monsters in the Night collects more than 40 of the most exciting and scary nocturnal animals from all kinds of habitats from around the world, from the copperhead snake, the red-kneed tarantula and the firefly, to the giant Wels catfish and death's-head hawkmoth. Learn how the vampire bat lives on only blood, how the jaguar tracks down its prey, and how the Kakapo builds a night garden to attract a mate. Featuring, scorpions, snakes, frogs, owls, bats, anteaters, badgers and wolves, among other creatures, Monsters in the Night is illustrated throughout with outstanding new full-colour annotated artworks for each animal. With easy-to-follow descriptions of each animal's habitat and life cycle, as well as locator maps and factfile boxes, this book will appeal to any child interested in wildlife.