The National Trust: A Walk in the Countryside by Rosalind Beardshaw

The National Trust: A Walk in the Countryside

Written by Rosalind Beardshaw
Illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw
Part of the National Trust: A Walk in the Countryside Series

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The Lovereading4Kids comment

There’s so much more for young children to learn from this gorgeous board book than just how to count. Rosalind Beardshaw’s two little friends enjoy an autumn walk, and not only do they discover all sorts of wild creatures and flowers along the way, but they try out some of the sorts of things that the National Trust want every child to do: they collect acorns, cross a river on stepping stones, chase falling leaves, pick and eat blackberries and walk under the stars. It’s a lovely book to share, with lots to talk about, and will make children see the outdoors as a place of happy adventure too. ~ Andrea Reece

And there's a lovely companion title; A Walk in the Countryside ABC.


The National Trust: A Walk in the Countryside by Rosalind Beardshaw

The second in a series of concept books created for the National Trust, this board book takes very young readers on an autumnal walk through the countryside. With beautiful illustrations from Ros Beardshaw, this elegant little book is a great way of bringing children closer to nature.

“1 dog

2 friends

3 trees

4 clouds”

About the Author

Rosalind Beardshaw is the illustrator of Just Right for Christmas, Just Right for Two, Box, Warthog and many other picture books. She has also illustrated a couple of her own stories; Grandma's Beach and Grandpa's Surprise. Ros loves creating new characters, especially if they can be based loosely/wholly on her shaggy lurcher Basil. She lives in York with her partner Al, daughter Iris, and young son Freddie, who loves watching 'Calamity Jane'.

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Book Info


Board book
28 pages
Interest Age: From 1


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Nosy Crow Ltd

Publication date

2nd June 2016




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