Enter the secret world of the butterfly with this handy pocket guide. Beautifully illustrated throughout, The Little Guide to Butterflies offers a modern reference to identifying these glorious insects. Featuring 40 of the most distinctive butterflies from around the world, The Little Guide to Butterflies is the perfect companion for anyone looking to reconnect with nature, whether that's when out walking or from the comfort of an armchair. Each butterfly has been exquisitely illustrated by printmaker Tom Frost and is accompanied by all-important information including their habitat, distribution and wingspan, plus an interesting fact or fable. There is also an interactive spotter's guide, where you can check off and note the date each time you spot a new butterfly. Reacquaint yourself with the familiar Orange Tip and Monarch, as well as discovering new species such as the Apollo, Spicebush Swallowtail and Crimson Rose. This informative, practical and beautiful guide is part of a new nature series designed to encourage creativity through exploring the outdoors.
Printmaker and illustrator Tom Frost graduated from Falmouth College of Arts in 2001, returning to his home town of Bristol to work as an illustrator for a number of years. He now divides his time between printmaking, restoring his crumbling Georgian house in rural Wales and raising a young family. In recent years he has worked with clients including The V&A, Perry's Cider, Art Angels, Freight Household Goods, Selvedge Magazine, Betty & Dupree, The Archivist and Yorkshire Sculpture Park. His work highlights a fascination for old matchboxes, stamps, folk art, tin toys, children's books and the natural world.