Discover and learn about the animals on your doorstep with this award-winning book.
Where does this footprint come from?
Who has nibbled this pine cone?
What is this worm up to?
Whether you live in the country or the city, nature is still all around you, so what are we waiting for? Its time to jump off the sofa and discover the animals that live on your doorstep. Created in collaboration with a team of experts, this comprehensive guide includes suggestions for activities and many illustrations to help the whole family get started, leave the house, and go out to discover or simply admire the amazing world that exists outside.
About the Author
Born in Portugal in 1976, Maria Ana Peixe Dias received her PhD in Biology from the University of Lisbon, before migrating for a short time to Great Britain to work with Bird Life International, the world's largest nature conservation partnership. Since her early childhood, Maria has showed a particular interest in the insects and plants taking over the suburban gardens and vacant plots of her local neighbourhood.
Born in Lisbon in 1973, Ines Teixeira do Rosario received a PhD in Ecology from the University of Lisbon and has a particular interest in reptiles, amphibians and mammals.
Born in Lisbon in 1973, Bernardo P. Carvalho co-founded the children's publishing company, Planeta Tangerina. He has since created more than twenty books for children and won several prestigious awards for his illustrations.
Anyone looking for a resource to spark your students' curiosity about the outdoors will delight [...] The topics covered include signs that animals leave behind, bugs and critters, amphibians, birds, reptiles, and mammals. The detail in many of the sections will excite the readers. I love how the authors create the connections between nature, animals, and the human reader. [...] Will impress any teacher hoping to encourage budding naturalists or scientists. The curriculum connections are varied and abundant. School librarians will definitely want to add this to their collection. Highly Recommended. * School Library Connection *
Use this guidebook to learn about how to follow the clues, like tracks, noises, and bite marks, to discover all kinds of bugs, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals that call your backyard home. * Foreword Reviews *
For Ages: 5+ years old
For Grades: 2 - 3
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 27th June 2018
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.0 x 21.0
Weight (kg): 0.71