Shh . . . do you hear that? It's the scampering hooves of an antelope trying to avoid the clutches of a hungry cheetah! A male lion smells an intruder — ROAR! Curious kids can experience the amazing sights, and sounds!, of Africa in Sounds of the Wild: Safari, the magnificent new book from acclaimed illustrator Maurice Pledger. As they explore the Masai Mara, the Serengeti, and the Kalahari, kids will meet a menagerie of safari animals, including favorites like giraffes, elephants, and zebras as well as unusual critters like black mamba snakes, dung beetles, and goliath herons. Sounds of the Wild: Safari combines exciting animal sound effects with stunning pop-up panoramas and an informative animal field guide for a truly wild learning experience. Hey, who snorted? It wasn't me — it was the hippo!