Do you know that rabbits eat their own poo? That butterflies taste with their feet? Or that starfish aren't actually fish? This trusty companion guide uncovers all the mysteries of the extraordinary wildlife that surrounds us.
From gorgeous foxgloves and strong oaks to wild foxes and slow snails, get ready to find out about over 195 different animals, plants and other wildlife. There are so many wonderful living things to meet in this children's spotter's field guide, published in collaboration with the RSPB, the largest wildlife conservation charity in Europe.
You will learn what a butterfly's lifecycle looks like, what pretty flowers grow commonly in gardens and which mushrooms are best to steer clear from … they may be poisonous! This guide covers all grounds when it comes to nature. Whether you're in a city park or on a walk in the woods, don't ever leave your RSPB Nature Guide: Wildlife at home.
Includes wildlife watcher tips; activities to try such as being an animal detective and a wildlife checklist so you can tick off everything you spot. With beautiful illustrations by Kate McLelland throughout, this is the perfect contemporary pocket guide for young wildlife watchers in-the-making and adult nature enthusiasts alike.
Catherine Brereton has written and edited more than 150 books for children on a wide range of topics from art and archaeology to robots and space.
Kate McLelland grew up in the North East of England before moving to London to gain a BA Hons in Theatre Design. After completing her degree she moved to Edinburgh, where she gained an MFA in Illustration with Distinction at Edinburgh College of Art. Kate has been highly commended in the MacMillan Prize, nominated for a D&AD Illustration award and a Penguin Design Award. She now lives with her family in Edinburgh, where she works on books, printmaking and making pictures!