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A First Book of Nature (Hardback)

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An exquisite book that evokes a child's first experience of nature.



From beachcombing to stargazing, from watching squirrels, ducks and worms to making berry crumble or a winter bird feast, this is a remarkable book - part poetry, part scrapbook of recipes, facts and fragments - and a glorious reminder that the natural world is on our doorstep waiting to be discovered. Mark Hearld's pictures beautifully reproduce the colours of the seasons on woodfree paper, and Nicola Davies' lyrical words capture the simple loveliness that is everywhere, if only we can look.

Children'sGeneral non-fictionNature & the natural worldChildren'sPoetry, anthologies, annualsPoetry Publisher: Walker Books Ltd Publication Date: 03/05/2012 ISBN-13: 9781406304916  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Nicola Davies is an award-winning author, whose many books for children include Ice Bear, Big Blue Whale, Extreme Animals, Gaia Warriors and the Silver Street Farm series. She graduated in zoology, studied whales and bats and then worked for the BBC Natural History Unit. Nicola lives in Abergavenny, Wales. Mark Hearld, a breathtaking new talent in children's books, is a distinguished artist and printmaker. He studied illustration at Glasgow School of Art and Natural History Illustration at the Royal College. He now teaches at art colleges in Hull and Edinburgh and has recently designed a range of bags and stationery for the Tate. Inspired by the natural world, especially by animals, Mark makes prints, paintings and collages, as well as textiles and ceramics. Mark lives in York.

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An absolutely stunning book, so happily received by my young friend at christmas.

- 22/01/2013
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