Armour designed like fish scales. Aeroplanes that fly like birds. Camouflage that blends in like a chameleon. Tiny drones that look like hummingbirds! Animals and nature have inspired armies for thousands of years. Yet, the future may hold the most promise. Using biomimicry, military forces are developing many new animal-inspired technologies to help keep us safe. Rich in STEM and STEAM content, the high-interest titles in Beasts and the Battlefield bring old and new nature-based science to life.