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Nicola Davies

  • 5 stars across 114 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)
    7th August 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)
    1st 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

    (6 reviews)
    1st 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)
    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)
    1st July 2015

    I (Don't) Like Snakes

    A bold, bright and fascinating Nature Storybook about one of the world's most hated creatures - the snake! A bo... More

    (3 reviews)
    18th June 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)
    7th May 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

    (3 reviews)
    1st April 2007

    White Owl, Barn Owl

    The little girl in this book has never seen a barn owl, but when her grandpa puts a nest-box high in the old oak tree, t... More

    (2 reviews)
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