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Nicola Davies

  • 5 stars across 112 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.
    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

    (10 reviews)
    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

    (7 reviews)
    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)
    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

    (4 reviews)
    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)
    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

    (4 reviews)
    30th July 2015

    Ice Bear

    An informative, gorgeously illustrated study of the majestic polar bear. An informative, gorgeously illustrated... More

    (3 reviews)
    30th July 2015

    One Tiny Turtle

    Follow a tiny turtle's life cycle with this fun, informative picture book, part of the Nature Storybooks series.... More

    (3 reviews)
    27th September 2018

    The Secret of the Egg

    (3 reviews)
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    • The Variety of Life

      The Variety of Life

      by HollyS

      This book is absolutely amazing. 

      The illustrations are brilliant and there are just enough facts for each animal to make the book really interesti...

    • Ride the Wind

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      I love books by Nicola Davies and Ride the Wind is a heart-warming tale of loss and love.

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      Every Child A Song

      by Rie

      Published in paperback in 2019, it illustrates the celebration of diversity; and that childhood suffering is not okay. 
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