This new RSPB book is a practical, exciting and comprehensive introduction to nature watching for children. With full-colour photographs and illustrations throughout, it discusses general practicalities - where to go and
when, what equipment to take with you, tips on attracting wildlife to your garden, how to take field notes and much more. In addition, it includes a guide to many common species of British birds, animals and plants, using clear illustrations and describing key identification points, such as behaviour, voice and habitat. It's the must-have guide for all young nature enthusiasts!
Mark Boyd grew up in Dorset, where his love of birds, badgers, butterflies and other wildlife flourished. He trained as a bird ringer in his teens, studied Ecology at Loughborough University and wrote his doctorate on primroses at The Open University. Since 1989, he has worked for the RSPB, first as an editor, then web manager, youth manager and, today, as head of youth and education.