Nora knows loads about all sorts of pond animals. From flying insects and birds to frogs and everything in between. Find out about dragonflies and how pond skaters move on water, some of the many varieties of heron, the amazing life cycles of amphibians and more through the simple text and other bite-sized facts.
Nora the Naturalist's Animals (and Safari Sam's Wild Animals) are brilliant introductory books for young readers aged 5+ in the high-interest area of popular animals.
David West is a graphic designer, illustrator and author of children's information books. He has produced over 500 titles on subjects ranging from dinosaurs and mythology to technology and science. Some of his best known titles include Brain Surgery for Beginners, Fifty Three and a Half Things that Changed the World and Dinosaurs in My Street.
David went to art school in Kingston-upon-Thames and Harrow, where he specialised in information graphics. He lives in south west London with his wife, two sons, a cat and a goldfish who's over 14 years old.
When he's not illustrating, writing and designing he can be found fishing for salmon in Scottish rivers or painting portraits for fun.