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The Squirrels' Busy Year: A Science Storybook about the Seasons

By Martin Jenkins
Illustrated by Richard Jones

The perfect introduction to seasons and weather for young children.

It’s winter. It’s cold! The squirrels are digging up acorns to eat. But what will they eat in the spring when the acorns are gone? This beautiful picture book is the perfect introduction to the seasons and how the weather changes throughout the year. The second book in the new Science Storybook series from Walker Books, illustrated by up-and-coming talent Richard Jones and written by the award-winning author Martin Jenkins.

  • The second book in Walker's new Science Story Book series, introducing scientific concepts to young children.
  • The main narrative follows two squirrels. Extra text on each page explains the science behind the story, including the different seasons and weather.
  • Includes an index, bibliography and extra questions and experiments to get young readers thinking about the science behind the story.

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 TES Information Book of the Year Junior Award for The Emperor's Egg, and he is the re-teller 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. Richard Jones grew up in the Midlands but moved to Devon to study illustration at the University of Plymouth and never went home again. He is also the illustrator of Bird Builds a Nest in Walker's Science Story Book series.

ISBN: 9781406355147
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: February 1, 2018
Dimensions: 230 x 270mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $27.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 06/02/18 at 00:27:24
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