Nature Detective: British Insects

Author: Victoria Munson

Publisher: Wayland

ISBN: 9780750292849

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Find out about 50 of the most common insects found in Britain today. Full descriptions of the insects, along with their scientific name, size, family and habitat, will help you to recognise which insect is which. Beautiful, large colour photographs will help make identification easy. Perfect for the new National Curriculum, this book includes fascinating information about different insects life cycles, their unique body parts and their habitats. A simple activity shows you how to make a home for ladybirds where they can hibernate through winter. Become a nature detective and explore the natural world around you. If you enjoy this book, then why not search out the other titles in this series: British Birds; British Mammals; British Trees; British Wild Flowers and British Seashore.
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Nature Detective: British Insects

Author: Victoria Munson

Publisher: Wayland

ISBN: 9780750293211

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Find out about 50 of the most common insects found in Britain today. Full descriptions of the insects, along with their scientific name, size, family and habitat, will help you to recognise which insect is which. Beautiful, large colour photographs will help make identification easy. Perfect for the new National Curriculum, this book includes fascinating information about different insects life cycles, their unique body parts and their habitats. A simple activity shows you how to make a home for ladybirds where they can hibernate through winter. Become a nature detective and explore the natural world around you. If you enjoy this book, then why not search out the other titles in this series: British Birds; British Mammals; British Trees; British Wild Flowers and British Seashore.
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Insect Superstars

Author: Louise Spilsbury

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1474765270

Category:

Page: 32

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Froghoppers can hide themselves from predators in their own spit! They can jump 140 times their own body length! That's like a human jumping over a skyscraper. Find out all about the hidden skills of the insect world. Insects may be small but their superhero talents are enormous!
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Nature Detective: British Butterflies

Author: Victoria Munson

Publisher: Wayland

ISBN: 9781526301574

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Find out about 50 of the most common butterflies found in Britain today. Produced in association with the charity, Butterfly Conservation, this butterfly identification book for children provides descriptions of the insects, along with their scientific name, size, family and habitat. Beautiful, large colour photographs will help you to recognise which butterfly is which. Join in and help with Butterfly Conservations's annual Big Butterfly Count every July and August. Perfect for the new National Curriculum, this book includes fascinating information about different insects life cycles, their unique body parts and their habitats. Includes information on how to become a nature detective with illustrations, advice and handy tips on how to recognise key features and learn to protect nature A simple activity shows you how you can protect butterflies. Become a nature detective and explore the natural world around you. If you enjoy this book, then why not search out the other titles in this series: British Birds; British Mammals; British Trees; British Insects; British Wild Flowers and British Seashore.
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Nature Detective: British Seashore

Author: Victoria Munson

Publisher: Wayland

ISBN: 9780750293235

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 317

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Find out about the most common plants, insects, crustaceans, seasweeds, molluscs and birds found on British seashores today. Full descriptions of each, along with their scientific name, size, family and food. Beautiful, large colour photographs will make identification easy. Includes fascinating information about rock pools, the tides, food chains and safety at the beach. From shells and anemones, to jellyfish and crabs, lugworms, urchins, sandhoppers, butterflies and gulls, a world of wildlife waits for you to discover it. Become a nature detective and explore the natural world around you. If you enjoy this book, then why not search out the other titles in this series: British Birds; British Mammals; British Trees; British Wild Flowers and British Insects.
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Nature Detective: British Trees

Author: Victoria Munson

Publisher: Wayland

ISBN: 9780750293259

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Find out about more than 50 of the most common trees found in Britain today. Full descriptions of the trees, along with their scientific name, size, family and habitat, will ensure you can recognise which tree is which. Beautiful large colour photographs of the trees, their leaves, seeds and fruits, will help with easy identification. Includes information about broadleaved trees and conifers, explaining the difference between deciduous trees and evergreens, and looks at how the parts of trees, from the leaves and bark to seeds and berries, can help you to recognise each tree. You can also follow a step-by-step activity to help you create your own tree guide. Become a nature detective and explore the natural world around you. If you enjoy this book, then why not search out the other titles in this series: British Birds; British Mammals; British Insects; British Wild Flowers and British Seashore. Features the following trees: English Oak, Turkey Oak, Sessile Oak, Aspen, White Willow, Weeping Willow, Pussy Willow, Crack Willow, Common Osier, Black Poplar, White Poplar, Silver Birch, Alder, Hazel, Hornbeam, Common Beech, Common Ash, Elder, Holly, Common Lime, Large-leave Lime, Small-leaved Lime, London Plane, Rowan, Horse Chestnut, Sweet Chestnut, Field Maple, Sycamore, Yew, Wych Elm, English Elm, Whitebeam, Hawthorn, Blackthorn, Crab Apple, Wild Cherry, Common Pear, Common Juniper, Walnut, Magnolia, Norway Spruce, Larch, Douglas Fir, Scots Pine, Sitka Spruce, Cedar, Monkey Puzzle Tree.
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Nature Detective: Urban Wildlife

Author: Victoria Munson

Publisher: Wayland

ISBN: 9781526312136

Category:

Page: 64

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This easy-to-follow, wildlife-spotting book for children introduces 50 of the most common birds, animals, plants and insects found in British urban areas. This book has simple descriptions, with information about scientific names, size, food, life span and habitat. Stunning colour photographs will help with easy identification. You can see urban wildlife in villages, towns and cities. There is wildlife every where, from the plants growing in pavement cracks to trees in a churchyard and the insects buzzing past your head. You can be a nature detective in lots of different places, such as in your local park, alongside canals and rivers, or even just walking down the street. Look up, down and around and you'll be amazed at what you can see. Find out how to become a nature detective and learn about protecting the wildlife all around you. Perfect for the National Curriculum's study of living things at KS1 and KS2. If you enjoy this book, then why not search out the other titles in this series: British Birds; British Insects; British Mammals; British Trees; British Wild Flowers; British Butterflies and British Seashore.
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The Complete Naturalist

Author: Nick Baker

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472922069

Category: Nature

Page: 352

View: 6992

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Nick Baker's fascination with the natural world began at an early age, inspired by Gerald and Lee Durrell's classic book The Amateur Naturalist. His The Complete Naturalist is an up-to-date, practical introduction to observing, understanding and investigating the natural world around us. Whether you want to understand what makes an insect and insect, rear a family of frogs for your garden pond, or record bird songs and calls, Nick can give you all the advice and information you need. Fact-packed and brimming with practical tips, techniques and activities, The Complete Naturalist offers a rich source of new ideas for more experienced naturalists, as well as sparking the natural curiosity of a whole new generation. From communicating with wild animals to setting up an aquarium, this is the naturalist's guide no family bookshelf should be without. Nick is an experienced and well-travelled naturalist, and his book includes his international experiences.
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British Butterflies

Author: Victoria Munson

Publisher: Wayland

ISBN: 9781526301581

Category:

Page: 64

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Find out about 50 of the most common butterflies found in Britain today. Produced in association with the charity, Butterfly Conservation, this butterfly identification book for children provides descriptions of the insects, along with their scientific name, size, family and habitat. Beautiful, large colour photographs will help you to recognise which butterfly is which. Join in and help with Butterfly Conservations's annual Big Butterfly Count every July and August. Perfect for the National Curriculum, this book includes fascinating information about different insects life cycles, their unique body parts and their habitats. Includes information on how to become a nature detective with illustrations, advice and handy tips on how to recognise key features and learn to protect nature A simple activity shows you how you can protect butterflies. Become a nature detective and explore the natural world around you. If you enjoy this book, then why not search out the other titles in this series: British Birds; British Mammals; British Trees; British Insects; British Wild Flowers, Urban Wildlife and British Seashore.
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