Squirrel City Safari by Isabel Thomas


Squirrel City Safari by Isabel Thomas

Who needs to fly to Africa or visit a safari park, when there is so much wildlife on our doorsteps? This book examines squirrels and discusses where city squirrels live, what they eat, what dangers they face, and why they like living so close to people. Special spotter's clues symbols highlighting key squirrel behaviours and features are used throughout the book to enable readers to go on their own city safari once they have finished reading the book.

About the Author

Isabel Thomas

ISABEL THOMAS is a science writer who has been shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize. She writes exciting non-fiction and fiction for children. When she's not writing, you'll find her experimenting, inventing, drawing, exploring and wearing out her library card. Her books include What You Need To Know Now, shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards. Isabel read Human Sciences at Oxford University, before working in journalism and children's publishing. She lives in Cambridge, where she's zookeeper to three young sons and a primary school governor.

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

12th February 2015



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