Enter the secret world of your wild neighbours! Ever wondered why this world s called a rat race? Why does your teacher call you the chatter bird of the class? Who is the venomous hundred legger who lives in your bathroom? Let s find out the answers to these and other questions in this exciting, one-of-akind backyard-jungle book. Wilderness and wildlife aren t just confined to the forests; there is a whole lot of wild in our own backyards! Some of these critters are awake with us in the day. Others wake up when we go to bed ... Discover the hunters and the hunted, the diggers and the tunnellers, the raptors and the roaches, roaming around under our very noses. Say hi to them and take a look at their home, which, incidentally, is also ours.