The Children's Book of Wildlife Watching: Tips for Spotting Nature Outdoors

by Dan Rouse (Author) Abby Cook (Illustrator)

The Children's Book of Wildlife Watching: Tips for Spotting Nature Outdoors
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
A fun, engaging wildlife-watching book for kids, full of information, tips and craft craft activities to attract and help your outdoor friends.

Make a difference to the local wildlife with hands-on activities, wonderful ideas and useful tips in this informative wildlife book for children aged 5-9. 

Young nature enthusiasts can enjoy this engaging introduction to animal conservation and protection, packed with engaging activities and plenty of advice from the brilliant bird expert and TV personality Dan Rouse. The Children’s Book of Wildlife Watching celebrates local wildlife and allows children to get up-close to nature in a safe and responsible manner, whether it's by studying minibeasts, pond dipping, or creating a mammal tracker.

This fascinating wildlife book for kids includes: 

- A delightful and simple introduction to wildlife and what we can do to help them.
- Hands-on activities and upcycling projects for children to get involved in.
- Informative and factual text accompanied by beautiful photographs and illustrations.
- A range of projects that encourage children to enjoy spending time outdoors.

Get to know wildlife with this handy guide, featuring craft activities to attract and help you get up close to them. Children aged 5-9 can study minibeasts, go pond dipping, or create a mammal tracker. They can even design their own garden, with tips on planting the right plants to create a safe space for animals.

More in the series

If you like The Children's Book of Wildlife Watching, why not try The Children's Book of Bird Watching for spotting and identifying feathered friends?
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Dan Rouse
Dan Rouse is a passionate presenter, wildlife conservationist, and ornithologist from Swansea, Wales. Growing up on the South Wales coastline, she developed a passion for coastal birds and wildlife. Dan is widely respected in the birding and Welsh community for her ornithological and conservational work. She currently writes for Bay Magazine Swansea, features frequently on BBC Radio Wales/Radio Cymru, and presents for S4C Hansh, fronting videos on wildlife and wildlife science.

Dan launched the Wild Space project in 2017, showing the diversity of wildlife that can be found in gardens, and this project has been shared across numerous platforms, including YouTube, BBC County Focus, and BBC Radio Wales. She has shared her passion for wildlife on TV programs, and tours the UK giving talks and doing live shows at festivals.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Publication date
May 14, 2024
BISAC categories
JNF003000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Animals | General
JNF037020 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Environmental Conservation & Protection
Library of Congress categories

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