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Nicola Davies

  • 5 stars across 118 books
    Nicola Davies is a zoologist and writer. She has written many children's  books on natural history topics such as the human body, whales, oceans,  bats, and flowers. She is an award-winning author, whose many books for children include The Promise, King of the Sky, A First Book of Animals, Tiny: The Invisible World of Microbes, and the Heroes of the Wild series. She makes regular visits to schools and festivals, and is very active on social media - she lives in Crickhowell, Wales.

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    17th June 2016

    Animal Surprises

    Discover the delights of nature with zoologist, poet and top children s book author, Nicola Davies. Learn how to draw an... More

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    6th April 2017

    Lots: The Diversity of Life on Earth

    Winner of the Margaret Mallett Picture Book Award, as part of the English 4-11 Picture Book Awards. From the award-winn... More

    (9 reviews)
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    4th September 2014

    The Promise

    A picture book of great beauty and hope about the power we have to transform our world. On a mean street in a m... More

    (6 reviews)
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    4th June 2015

    Tiny: The Invisible World of Microbes

    This exciting non-fiction picture book introduces young readers to the wondrous (and invisible) world of microbes. ... More

    (5 reviews)
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    1st June 2018

    The Day War Came

    A powerful and necessary picture book - the journey of a child forced to become a refugee when war destroys everything s... More

    (5 reviews)
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    27th September 2018

    The Secret of the Egg

    (5 reviews)
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    6th August 2020

    My Butterfly Bouquet

    With breathtaking illustrations and a touching story, this dazzling picture book introduces young readers to one of ... More

    (5 reviews)
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    30th July 2015

    Big Blue Whale

    Find out about the largest mammal on the planet in this fun, informative, award-winning picture book, part of the ... More

    (4 reviews)
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    3rd April 2014

    A First Book of Nature

    An exquisite book that evokes a child's first experience of nature. From beachcombing to stargazing, from watch... More

    (4 reviews)
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