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Caterpillar and Bean

By Martin Jenkins
Illustrated by Hannah Tolson

The perfect introduction to growing and life cycles for young children.

A caterpillar hatches from a tiny white egg and munches through the leaves of its bean plant home. It gets bigger and bigger – but what will it turn into next? This beautifully illustrated picture book from award-winning author Martin Jenkins and up-and-coming artist Hannah Tolson is the fourth book in Walker's Science Storybook series, and is the perfect introduction to growing and life cycles for young children.

  • The fourth book in Walker's Science Storybook series, introducing scientific concepts to young children. Previous titles covered light & dark, forces and seasons.
  • An engaging central story following a bean plant and caterpillar as they hatch and grow is supplemented by captions explaining the science in the story.
  • Includes index, bibliography and extra questions to get young readers thinking about the science behind the story. Ties in to Key Stage 1 curriculum topic of growing.

About the author

Martin Jenkins has written many groundbreaking non-fiction books for Walker: Can We Save the Tiger?, The Story of Money and Ape to name a few. He has won several awards for his writing including the 1998 TES Information Book of the Year Junior Award for The Emperor's Egg, and he is the reteller of Don Quixote and Jonathan Swift's Gulliver, both illustrated by Chris Riddell. Jonathan Swift's Gulliver won the 2005 Kate Greenaway Medal. Martin lives in Cambridge. Hannah Tolson is a freelance illustrator, originally from West Yorkshire and currently based in Falmouth, Cornwall. She has previously studied at Leeds College of Art and Falmouth University, where she gained her degree in illustration in 2013. Hannah is inspired by bold colours, playful compositions and a sense of naivety in style.

ISBN: 9781406382716
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: April 1, 2019
Dimensions: 230 x 270mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 01/04/19 at 01:24:25
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