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Discovering British Wild Flowers

Field / Identification Guide
By: Deirdre A Shirrefs(Author)
160 pages, colour photos, b/w line drawings
Publisher: Brambleby Books
Discovering British Wild Flowers
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  • Discovering British Wild Flowers ISBN: 9781908241634 Paperback Feb 2021 In stock
Price: £8.99
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This excellent plant guide for children aged 7+ describes over 100 common British wild flowers. The plants are arranged primarily by habitat, from woods to seaside and gardens to countryside, and also by colour in the ‘Flower Colour Index’, providing an extra tool to assist rapid identification. The description of each species is divided into three sections: general information, flower/fruit and leaves/stem. The layout is colourful and engaging, using snappy symbols for height, type of pollination, Caution! sign, and the main flowering season to aid identification even further. The book is pocket-sized to easily take it out and about on walks, school trips and holiday. The book information is compatible with the guidelines of the primary school curricula in the UK. With extra chapters on parts of a plant and a flower, pollination, fertilisation, seed dispersal and plant families, making it a valuable teaching resource.

Age Level: 5 to 10 years

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Dr Deirdre Shirreffs has always loved wild flowers, her mother teaching her the names of the plants as a small child. This eventually led her to take up botany at Aberdeen University, followed by a PhD in botany and later teaching the subject at schools and universities. Having two daughters of her own, she appreciates the need of children being outdoors and also discovering the value of flowers, especially wild flowers.

Field / Identification Guide
By: Deirdre A Shirrefs(Author)
160 pages, colour photos, b/w line drawings
Publisher: Brambleby Books
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