Lots is a beautifully illustrated introduction to biodiversity for younger readers. This story of nature is so beautiful that children will pore over it again and again.
A great companion to rock pool adventures and seaside holidays in the Southern Hemisphere. The book introduces over 50 creatures and plants found along our shores and beaches from sea bamboo to hermit crabs, cowries and the feather-duster worm.
African tales and mythology are shared in this rich collection gathered by geologist Nick Greaves on his travels around Africa. He reveres the ancient role of the storyteller, who preserves the rich legacy of African tales and gives us a glimpse into the way man and nature are bound in African lore.
Craft books are perfect for long holidays and this series educates children about seaside habitats while offering great creative ideas, perfect for a beach excursion.
Mountaineer and explorer Bear Grylls has more street cred in the field of survival and true grit than most but he’s not the first to undertake death defying challenges. Here he shares some of the most famous tales of survival, from a man who survived a Prisoner of war camp to a Navy Seal who walked through the mountains of Afghanistan and the survivor of a horrific air crash who had to eat his dead companions.
This humorous diary of what wombat did with her day will have little kids laughing out loud. Monday: Morning: Slept. Afternoon: Slept. Evening: Ate grass. Scratched. Night: Ate grass. Slept. By Wednesday the gorgeously lazy little wombat is starting to interact with humans and their home: ‘fought a major battle with a flat, hairy creature’ which is in reality a door mat, ‘and won the battle’ and by Sunday she’s demanding rolled oats and observing: ‘Am constantly amazed how dumb humans can be.’