Minibeasts by Claire Llewellyn
  

Minibeasts

Written by Claire Llewellyn
Illustrated by Kate Sheppard
Part of the Ask Dr K. Fisher Series

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Synopsis

Minibeasts by Claire Llewellyn

Ask Dr K Fisher about... is a hilarious and unique way of learning about favourite topics. This innovative series uses a problem-page format to explain facts. 'Problems' are mailed to agony uncle Dr K Fisher, who then responds to them with sympathy and a wealth of knowledge. Ask Dr K Fisher about Minibeasts answers the problems that plague Earth's insects and creepy-crawlies. The agony uncle patiently responds to each creature's letter - about themselves, their peers and all aspects of minibeast life. Dr K Fisher's replies provide invaluable information about food sources, defence, attack and minibeast habitats.

Reviews

'What a great way of introducing kids to our wild wonders.'

's The Really Wild Show 'When I was a kid I'd have definitely referred to Dr K... I can highly recommend this book for any budding wildlife adventurer.'

's Prehistoric Park 'A wonderfully original book.'

'Budding wildlife enthusiasts will be thrilled to meet Dr K Fisher... Children will warm to its grooved-up readability, but far from dumbing down its readers, this book will wise them up.'

About the Author

Claire Llewellyn is a prize-winning author of non-fiction for young readers - in 1991, she was shortlisted for the prestigious TES Junior Information Book Award for Take One: Rubbish - and in 1992, she won that award for My First Book of Time. Since then, Claire has written more than 100 children's books on a wide range of subjects. Kate Sheppard went to the same art college as David Hockney. She has illustrated well over 100 volumes. The quirkier the book, the more fun Kate has with the drawings.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: 6-8

Author

Claire Llewellyn
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Publisher

Kingfisher Books Ltd an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

4th August 2008

ISBN

9780753415740


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