Minibeasts in a Pond by Sarah Ridley


Minibeasts in a Pond by Sarah Ridley

Discover the amazing world of minibeasts and become an ace minibeast-spotter with this attractive series. Each book is packed with close-up pictures of minibeasts, tips on how to spot them and measure guides to their actual size. The endmatter includes a handy indentification guide, glossary and websites. In 'Minibeasts in a pond' you can find out how a pond skater walks on water, why you might see a 'twig' move, how to be a pond dipper and much more. Minibeasts include the: dragonfly, pond skater, water measurer, water boatman, water spider, mosquito, leech, water scorpian, caddisfly, mayfly, pond snail, midge and whirligig beetle.

About the Author

Born in Suffolk, Sarah Ridley lives on the Suffolk/Essex border and is a writer and editor of educational books for children and young people. Recently, a life-long interest in history has led her to write books about the First World War, inspired by reading letters written by soldiers who served in the conflict. Brothers at War tells the story of uncovering the material held in her own family's archives. Dear Jelly sets letters written by soldier brothers to their younger sisters at its core. Teenage children keep Sarah busy when she isn't tied to her computer, and she relaxes by walking along river estuaries close to her home.

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32 pages


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Publication date

28th October 2010



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