Photographing animals with David Yarrow, wildlife photographer 

Wild Elephants Up Close

What's life like for elephants in the wild? Wildlife photographer David Yarrow shares his insights from photographing this magnificent and endangered species.

The Soul of an Animal

In part 1 of 'How I See Animals', David Yarrow talks about how he sees animals and tries to capture on film the quality that make each animal special.

Getting the Shot

In part 2 of 'How I See Animals', David talks about the qualities of rhinos and orangutans and reveals his thinking behind the photographs Charge and House of Orange. 

Tips for Young Photographers

Priceless advice for budding photographers from world renowned wildlife photographer David Yarrow. Perfect for use in school photography clubs or creating in-class workshops.

Illustrating endangered animals with Axel Scheffler

How I Draw an Elephant

World-famous for his children's picture books, illustrator Axel Scheffler demonstrates his artistic process from initial sketch to finishing touches.

Drawing Unusual Animals

Axel Scheffler uses visual reference as he experiments with different ways to draw a less familiar animal such as the pangolin, the world's most trafficked species

Animal Textures

Watch Axel Scheffler take pencil drawings of a cheetah and a rhino and give them colour, depth and visual texture as he talks about the challenges each face from the illegal wildlife trade.  

Celebrities reading “An Elephant for Breakfast” 

More chapters coming soon

Chapter 1 - Read by Joanna Lumley

Joanna Lumley reading Chapter 1 of 'An Elephant for Breakfast' by Zella.

Chapter 8 - Read by David Yarrow

Chapter 4 - Read by Axel Scheffler

Axel Scheffler, 'The Gruffalo' illustrator and animator, reads Zella's 'An Elephant for Breakfast', Chapter 4 for Tale2Tail.
David Yarrow, adventurer and world's best wildlife photographer, reads Zella's 'An Elephant for Breakfast', Chapter 8 for Tale2Tail.