THE GREAT OUTDOORS 10 STORYBOOK SET
Get out and about with these ten wild and wonderful picture books!
This wonderful set of 10 books about nature and the environment captures all the fun, excitement and joy of being in the great outdoors!
- 32 pages each
- 22 x 26 (approx)
- Age 3+
- Walker Books
Books in pack include:
When We Go Camping
When we go camping, we bang in the pegs, bang in the pegs, bang in the pegs. guy ropes are tricky; they trip up our legs!
This rollicking read-aloud celebration of camping, perfect for sharing together on the family camping trip! The whole family are away - banging in pegs, fishing for dinner, and singing round the campfire! With gorgeous watercolor art, and delightful rhyming text, this story captures the joys of the great outdoors.
A delightful picture book with a wonderful twist which encourages young children to think about the way animals and humans live side by side. The tree. Home to a family of birds in their nest, squirrels in their drey and rabbits in their burrow. But what happens to the animals when a man and woman decide to cut it down and use it for their dream house? Can the tree be home to both the animals and the humans? A simple yet fun and distinctive picture book, with a strong environmental message about the importance of respecting animal habitats, by the award-winning Neal Layton.
The Things That I Love About Trees
Learn how a plum tree changes with the seasons in this charming non-fiction picture book. Chris Butterworth's gentle, lyrical text describes how the buds of the plum tree bloom in the spring and how its leaves grow green and lush in the summer. Time goes by, and soon we see those same leaves fall in the autumn – now the branches are bare for the cold winter-months. With exquisite watercolour illustrations by Charlotte Voake, this is a book to treasure. “
Sam Who Went To Sea
Sam, the river rat, dreams of going to sea. Day and night, whatever he is doing, his thoughts turn seawards. His neighbours tell him to think of practical matters like fixing his fence and getting his garden in order. But Sam decides to build his own boat. His neighbours are sceptical, "You'll be swallowed by a shark," they warn. By spring his boat is ready and Sam sets off on his voyage. The neighbours tell each other that that’s the last of Sam. But as they return to their vegetable patches, Sam is skimming over the wild green waves, and one day a passing seagull drops a note that reads, "Dear friends, please do not worry, I am happy. Love, Sam." Written in lyrical prose by Phyllis Root and illustrated in bright bold colours by Axel Sheffler, this book is the story of a river rat who follows his heart and realizes his dreams.
My Green Day
Make everyday a Green Day with ten simple things to do between breakfast and bedtime.
Discover ten ways in which every child can make their day greener and help the environment. With a simple explanation to back up every activity and bold, bright pictures, this is the perfect picture book for teaching very young children the importance of looking after the world around them.
Worms... they're yucky, aren't they? Not according to this great book which reveals just how amazing these wriggly creatures really are?
Worms – fun, fascinating and wriggly worms! The humble earthworm plays a significant role in the environment, as all farmers and gardeners know: it aerates the soil, composts dead matter into rich humus in which seeds can germinate and plants can grow. Children love them too – especially for their wriggliness!
- Every kid wants to read about wriggly, delightful worms!
- Encourages kids to get outside and explore their surroundings.
You might think a farm means fields, tractors, and a barnyard full of animals. But you can plant a farm anywhere you like! A box or a bucket, a boot or a pan — almost anything can be turned into a home for green, growing things. Windows, balconies, and front steps all make wonderful spots to start. Who knows what plants you may choose to grow and who will come to see your new garden? Phyllis Root delivers a modern rhyming mantra for anyone hoping to put their green thumbs to good use, while G. Brian Karas’s cheerful urban illustrations sprout from every page. After all, anywhere can be a farm — all it takes is one small seed and someone to plant it.
A Secret Worth Sharing
One hot summer's day, when Mole is out exploring, he discovers a newcomer to the forest – a newcomer called Mouse! The two quickly become friends, but Mole isn't keen to introduce Mouse to the other forest animals. In fact, he doesn't want to share her with anyone. Meanwhile, Rabbit, Squirrel and Hedgehog are wondering why they haven't seen Mole for so long. When they finally discover his secret, they're so pleased to meet Mouse that Mole realizes it's much nicer for everyone to be friends. With beautiful illustrations, this story is a celebration of friendship and why it's always good to share.
Let's Go To The Farm
Join friends Billy and Bee in the second instalment of a brand-new "First Experiences" series set in the urban city centre. Today let's go to ... the farm! Billy and Bee are so excited to meet the animals. It’s boots on quick, as there are lambs to be fed, piglets to be played with and hen’s eggs to be hatched! An introduction to first animals and a lively celebration of a toddler's first farmyard experience, this delightfully rhythmical read-aloud text for the very youngest of readers is paired with gorgeously fresh artwork from Anna Hibiscus illustrator, Lauren Tobia.
Sally And The Limpet
A heartwarming story about a little girl who learns an important environmental lesson.
When Sally pulls a limpet off a rock at the beach, it sticks to her finger – and nothing she, her family or her friends do can unstick it. Sally's teacher says that limpets live on the same rock for twenty years. So will Sally ever get the limpet off her finger?
- "A gentle, thoughtful story with wonderful illustrations." Practical Parenting.
- Carries an important lesson for young children about the environment.