Do you know that rabbits eat their own poo? That butterflies taste with their feet? Or that starfish aren't actually fish? This trusty companion guide uncovers all the mysteries of the extraordinary wildlife that surrounds us.
From gorgeous foxgloves and strong oaks to wild foxes and slow snails, get ready to find out about over 195 different animals, plants and other wildlife. There are so many wonderful living things to meet in this children's spotter's field guide, published in collaboration with the RSPB, the largest wildlife conservation charity in Europe.
You will learn what a butterfly's lifecycle looks like, what pretty flowers grow commonly in gardens and which mushrooms are best to steer clear from ... they may be poisonous! This guide covers all grounds when it comes to nature. Whether you're in a city park or on a walk in the woods, don't ever leave your RSPB Nature Guide: Wildlife at home!
Includes wildlife watcher tips; activities to try such as being an animal detective and a wildlife checklist so you can tick off everything you spot!
With beautiful illustrations by Kate McLelland throughout, this is the perfect contemporary pocket guide for young wildlife watchers in-the-making and adult nature enthusiasts alike.
The second title in the RSPB Nature Guide series, following Birds.
Catherine Brereton is a writer and editor, based in London, UK. She has written and edited more than 150 books for children on a wide range of topics from art and archaeology to robots and space.
Jane McGuinness recently completed an MA in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art. Having grown up in Scotland, wildlife and nature are a key f
Kate McLelland is an accomplished illustrator and printmaker. She trained in illustration at Edinburgh College of Art. She is the illustrator of bestselling picture book There Was a Wee Lassie Who Swallowed a Midgie and the My First Scottish board book collection.More about Kate McLelland