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Nature Adventures

by Brita Granstrom

Nature Adventures Synopsis

A guide to child-led family activities centred on nature rambles in different habitats - park, seaside, woodland, moorland, river and lake etc - through the seasons. Spreads comprise large colourful identification illustrations complemented by activities and facts. Activities include identifying common European species of insects, plants, mammals and birds, looking for tracks, feathers, droppings, making plastercasts of tracks, and collecting and displaying seeds, leaves and fruit and nuts. To watch a video of Nature Adventures in use click here

Nature Adventures Press Reviews

An essential family guide to child-led activities that will help you discover the wonders of flora and fauna. I love this. A wildlife handbook, a sketchbook, a diary, it is really interesting and relevant, whether you are out in the garden, trudging through woods or stuck behind and artic on the A14. Indeed your sweet ;ittle dearly beloveds will be fascinated by the bits on road kill. With tips on beachcombing and facts about birds, flowers and trees, it is a useful primer too. All shot through with poetry. No really. Robert Browning, W.B Yeats, Walter de la Mare walk with you along the hedgerows and there's nothing quite like pond-dipping with Gerald Manley Hopkins for an earworm. Lots of activities pictures and poetry to encourage your child to explore wildlife treasures abound throughout the pages of this magnificent treat of a book. a treasure trove of activities, information, observation, pictures and poetry. A must for all nature lovers and adventurers. ' The ideal companion for a ramble through the woods or an afternoon bird watching, lovely to introduce children to the natural world around them.' 'The perfect companion for a family ramble in all habitats' I love this. A wildlife handbook, a sketchbook, a diary, it is really interesting and relevant, whether you are out in the garden, trudging through woods or stuck behind and artic on the A14. Indeed your sweet ;ittle dearly beloveds will be fascinated by the bits on road kill. With tips on beachcombing and facts about birds, flowers and trees, it is a useful primer too. All shot through with poetry. No really. Robert Browning, W.B Yeats, Walter de la Mare walk with you along the hedgerows and there's nothing quite like pond-dipping with Gerald Manley Hopkins for an earworm. 'The ideal companion for a ramble through the woods or an afternoon bird watching, lovely to introduce children to the natural world around them.' 'The perfect companion for a family ramble in all habitats'

Book Information

ISBN: 9781847803269
Publication date: 1st March 2012
Author: Brita Granstrom
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 48 pages
Categories: Natural history (ChildrenÍs/Teenage),

About Brita Granstrom

MICK MANNING and BRITA GRANSTROEM have developed a unique approach to picture information books over the last 21 years. Sharing the illustration between them and mixing words and pictures in inventive ways, they have won many awards, including the Smarties Silver Award, and are five-times winners of the English Association Award. Mick fell in love with wildlife on primary school nature walks many years ago, and has an MA in Natural History Illustration from the Royal College of Art. Brita grew up on a farm, and has an MFA from Konstfack in Stockholm. They spend a lot of their time having ...

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