Little Collectors: Animal Art Make Art from Nature by Jenny Bowers

Little Collectors: Animal Art Make Art from Nature

Written by Jenny Bowers
Part of the Little Collectors Series

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Spring is approaching, the perfect time to get kids away from screens and outdoors, and this clever activity pack will do just that. Its attractive 24 page book is full of ideas on ways to have and record adventures, whether in the countryside, park or back garden: it tells you how to create a collection, and suggests ways to label it; it shows you how to find and record colours in nature – why not make a paint palette with squashed berries or petals; two pages are dedicated to sticks and what you can do with them! It’s truly inspiring stuff and there are extra goodies including fold up frames for your collection, a poster so that you can draw your favourite discoveries, and an expedition envelope to keep them safe. Perfect for weekend or holiday fun. ~ Andrea Reece

You might also like the companion Little Collectors title Nature Art.


Little Collectors: Animal Art Make Art from Nature by Jenny Bowers

When the sun comes out, it's time to get outside and explore. All around you are extraordinary things in nature, waiting to be discovered...and collected! This box is your one-stop guide to finding, observing, collecting and exhibiting your discoveries, from shells and feathers to animal tracks and trails. Discover and create your own collections and be amazed at the wonder of life around you.


A 24pp colour and observation diary, to take with you on expeditions

A collectors envelope, to store your finds in during your expedition

3 ready-to-fold frames to arrange and display your discoveries in and a large, oversized poster

About the Author

JENNY BOWERS is one tenth of the UK based illustration collective Peepshow. She studied Illustration and Animation at Manchester Metropolitan University and then did an MA in Animation at the Royal College of Art graduating in 1999. She joined Peepshow in 2003 has worked collaboratively with Peepshow members and individually on commercial and self initiated projects ever since. Her work all starts with a pencil, a paint brush and a tube of black paint. Her clients are many and varied, encompassing editorial work, packaging illustration, and textile design. Clients include AOL, Clinique, Kate Spade, Roxy, Elle Decoration, The Guardian, howies, Samsung, Waitrose, and The Victoria and Albert Museum.

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 5


Jenny Bowers
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Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

2nd June 2016




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