Spark a Love of Nature
Bombus and the beeline and 'Puddock's Pond' are for age 4+. 'Brilliant Bombus Bumblebee', is for ages 2+ These books will encourage children to help bees, frogs and all wildlife that is around them..
I have already given away over 550 copies of my first 2 book to schools, trusts and charities.
Want to know more about the author? There are two radio interviews below.
"Bravo! Talented rhymer and illustrator, Nan is at it again. Using her skills to get young children planting flowers for bees."
Alison Benjamin, Urban Bees Review for Brilliant Bombus Bumblebee
Bombus and the Beeline book review from Professor Dave Goulson “A charming and lovely children’s book, showing them why #bees are so important and how we can all easily do something to help.” (Professor of Biology at University of Sussex, specializing in bee ecology).
Professor Dave Goulson
Puddock's Pond book review - This delightful book is a well-written guide for youngsters learning about wildlife conservation. The text, starring three children, is focussed on helping frogs in gardens and covers a range of important topics. Central to the story is the creation of a pond in which frogs and toads can lay their eggs and the subsequent growth and metamorphosis of tadpoles. Interesting asides include the value of recycling and getting help from parents and teachers. There are also pages that encourage colouring in and a section giving some basic facts about the biology of frogs and toads. Altogether a great read, thoroughly recommended.
Professor Trevor Beebee
"A delightful book introducing children to the wonders of bees through fun story telling and quirky illustrations and simple steps to save them"
Alison Benjamin - Urban Bees
Our little girl Bella absolutely loved it and is going to ask her Nursary to plant a wild flower area in the garden for the bees. I do hope you are planning on writing some more in the series
Bella, Tracey and Lee
Year 2 had the pleasure of hearing Nan read 'Bombus the Beeline'. The children loved the characters and the message behind the story. They also loved the colouring pages!