Spot the busy creatures and plants as the tale unfolds, then learn about how each responds to the increasing daylight and warmth that usher in the season.
Co-authors Sean Taylor (picture book author) and Alex Morss (ecologist, journalist, and educator) offer an inviting introduction to the science behind spring. The yard is bright, birds are singing, the bees are buzzing and there are tadpoles in the pond! What is all the commotion about?
In each colourful scene, the family discovers a different sign of spring - a bird collecting twigs for its nest, a fox snuggling her cubs, a caterpillar feasting on leaves... After the story, annotated illustrations explain the spring behaviours of various plants and animals.
Inspire an appreciation for the natural world in this joyous exploration of spring.
Publisher: Quarto Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 32
Dimensions: 290 x 235 mm
'Brimming with bright, colourful illustrations that bring the pages to life, follow a family as they explore all the different ways that nature wakes up in their garden.' * Discover Animals *
'A perfect blend of narrative and information, "Busy Spring: Nature Wakes Up" makes the perfect addition to EYFS and KS1 libraries.' * ReadingZone *
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