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Nicola Davies

  • 5 stars across 115 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

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    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

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    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 bold, brig... More

    (3 reviews)
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    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 Nature... More

    (3 reviews)
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    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 mean city... More

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    27th March 2017

    Perfect

    The thrilling, shocking and romantic sequel to the bestselling YA debut FLAWED is finally here. When we embrace all ou... More

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    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. Follow... More

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    1st February 2012

    Just Ducks!

    From spring right through to winter ... there they are! Down on the river! Quack quuuack, Quack-quaack-quack... What do... More

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    4th May 2017

    King of the Sky

    A powerful and beautifully illustrated story about migration and the meaning of home, from the award-winning team behind... More

    (2 reviews)
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