Go pishing for birds; become a bat detective; take a city safari; find snakes and lizards; identify spiders and their webs; look for owl pellets... Make nettle soup; or itching powder from rosehips; make a bark rubbing; an elder-stem peashooter; or elderflower fritters. Wake up in time to hear the dawn chorus; listen to the heartbeat of a tree; or just stand out in the rain for half an hour...
With The Bumper Book Of Nature the whole family will want to switch off the television and computer, pull on their wellingtons and get outside to discover the endless bounty, beauty and fascination of nature right on our doorstep.
Lavishly designed with over 160 full-colour illustrations of British wildlife and flora, along with gorgeous black-and-white line drawings throughout, this beautiful and timeless book will be treasured for years to come by children and adults alike.
Terrific, beautifully designed, inventive, creative and various. Bravo
This book deserves to be a bestseller. A marvellous compendium of those moments that bring youngsters into direct contact with nature
Fabulous... The Bumper Book of Nature will bring out the bird nester and conker collector in every one of you. Suggested activities are arranged into seasons with beautifully illustrated indentification guides and interesting snippets of information
Your complete guide to British wildlife. This beautiful and timeless book will be treasured for years to come by children and parents alike
This book's boundless enthusiasm for the countryside is infectious. And detailed but easy to understand wildlife guides will have you reaching for the binoculars