Mini Encyclopedia British Widllife is the mini book crammed with masses of knowledge about the wild animals, birds and flowers around the UK.
This compact guide includes more than 300 different species, each with a comprehensive overview and a highly detailed illustration with labels. Vital stats, including size and distribution, are presented in a fact panel. Colour-coded sections make navigation through the topics easy and quick.
A perfect introduction to animal books for kids, Mini Encyclopedia British Wildlife is small enough to slot into school bags, making this a fantastic resource for school projects and homework at key stage 2.
Chapters and topic examples of Mini Encyclopedia British Wildlife:
# Wild Britain: Animals from abroad, Watching wildlife and Wildlife in spring
# Create a Wildlife Garden
# Mammals: Hedgehog, Mole and Badger
# Birds: Cuckoo, Robin, Magpie
# Amphibians & Reptiles: Adder, Grass snake and Slow worm
# Freshwater Fish: Carp, Roach and Salmon
# Minibeasts: Woodlouse, Grasshopper and Ant
# Wildflowers: Daisy, Ivy and Poppy
# Trees & Shrubs: Apple, Mulberry and Holly
Fascinating facts to enthrall kids:
# Fulmars defend their nests energetically, and may eject a foul-smelling 'fulmar oil' at persistent intruders.
# Frogs have long, sticky tongues that they shoot out to catch flies and other insects. Frogs are friends to gardeners as they also eat pests, such as snails and slugs.
# Dried daisy flowers are used in traditional remedies for treating coughs and colds, diseases of the joints and minor wounds.
Authors: Barbara Taylor, Jinny Johnson
Dimensions: 5 X 6.5
Format: Paperback with graining, curved corners and neon ink