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Wild adventures - Mick Manning

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Title
Wild adventures
Author
Mick Manning
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20160204

Packed with all kinds of exciting outdoor activities for children and thewhole family, to encourage awareness of the naturalworld and self-sufficiencyskills - and to show how much fun it is to explore nature.

The activities include: tracking skills; wildlife spotting; foraging forwild food and cooking outdoors; how to light a fire safely(withadult supervision); stargazing, including star maps; outdoor games; naturechase; how to mimic birdsong; how tomake whistles and peashooters; how to makeplaster-casts of animal tracks, nature collections and art from nature finds.With full-page pictures, vignettes, captions and a glossary, this is thebook you need when you go out in the park orcountryside.

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MICK MANNINGandBRITA GRANSTRMhave developed a unique approach to picture information books over the last 21 years. Sharingthe illustration between them and mixing words and pictures in inventive ways, they have won many awards, including the Smarties SilverAward, and are five-times winners of the English Association Award. Mick fell in love with wildlife on primary school nature walks many yearsago, and has an MA in Natural History Illustration from the Royal College of Art. Brita grew up on a farm, and has an MFA from Konstfack inStockholm. They spend a lot of their time having both Swedish and British Wild Adventures with their four children. Their other books for Frances Lincoln include:The Beatles;Charles Dickens,Scenes from an Extraordinary Life;WhatMr Darwin Saw;Tail-End Charlie;Taff in the WAAF;The Secrets of Stonehenge;Woolly Mammoth;andtheFly on the Wallseries:RomanFort, Viking Longship;Pharoah's Egypt;Greek Hero.

Selected as a picture book highlight for Autumn 2014 / Spring 2015


"A beautifully presented guide to child-led outdoor activities for all the family. Captures the current trends for forest schools, outdoor learning and muddy wellies."


The Bookseller - Fiona Noble

"It's an excellent resource for ideas to enliven class nature trails, and there are plenty of illustrated facts to keep young nature-lovers browsing through its pages."


Reading Zone

"A lovely 'how to' book for the great outdoors. The engaging illustrations will inspire."


Angels & Urchins

"An adventure in the playground of nature for the whole family to enjoy that will inspire an awareness and love of the natural world too."


Armadillo Magazine

Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Outdoor life - Juvenile literature.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
47

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