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Adam Frost - Author

About the Author

Adam Frost is one of the UK's most exciting new children's writers. His stories can be found in print, online and in exhibitions and installations. He has been nominated for the Ottakar's (now Waterstone's) Children's Book Prize. Read a Q&A with the author here.

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Featured books by Adam Frost

The Epic Book of Epicness

The Epic Book of Epicness

5+ readers 7+ readers

Author: Adam Frost Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/09/2015

Pick up this book and just look at what you will find. Crikey! That's dead scary. If all the dead people on earth came back to like as zombies there would be 101 billion zombies in the world. Aagh! Run for your life! Check your worryometer! If you see a tiger shark be very afraid, it will eat you. On the other hand if it's a zebra shark - did you know they don't attack people? Safe! Is there anybody there? Messaging home from outer space can take forever! If you're on Venus, a message sent would reach home in 8 minutes and from Neptune it would take over 4 hours! Better check you're in range. Seeing RED! You'll have to travel all the way to Antarctica to see a red waterfall. It's called Blood Falls and the water is turned red by the element iron. WOW! Top trunks! Find out all the things an elephant does with it's trunk. He would die without it. GAV! GAV! It's barking, literally, a dog bark in Russian. You'll find many of the noises animals make in different languages. WOOF! WOOF! How cool is that!

Other books by Adam Frost

RHS The Creative Gardener Inspiration and Advice to Create the Space You Want

RHS The Creative Gardener Inspiration and Advice to Create the Space You Want

Author: Adam Frost Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/03/2022

Be inspired by creative ideas and practical advice on how to create your dream outdoor space! With the help of BBC Gardener's World presenter, Adam Frost, you can learn the small plantings, design flourishes, hands-on creative projects, and simple landscaping tricks to transform your garden. This book will show you how to use what you already have, with something to suit everyone's taste, space, and budget! Taking an artisan's approach and finding ideas from his own garden, each project starts with Adam's inspiration, walking the reader through the creative process with clear step-by-step photography and instructions. Unlike other gardening books, it's all about finding ideas in the most unlikely places and turning them into something truly personal. Dig in and discover: -More than 25 design-led projects, with clear instructions and photography -Innovative landscaping and planting tasks that gardeners can tackle in a weekend -Fresh ideas and inspiration about how to create atmosphere in outdoor spaces Simple solutions that make an impact From renovating old garden furniture, to making your own garden water features, this book will open your eyes to the possibilities of upcycling and encourage you to use what you have. Rewild your garden with bird boxes, toad houses, and sculptural habitats for insects, to create a thriving natural environment. Rather use the space for yourself? Construct rope hammocks and fire pits to create the perfect atmosphere for outdoor cooking. Well known in the UK for his straightforward, clear presenting, and his award-winning design ideas, Adam offers realistic, achievable, and impactful suggestions to help you create the outdoor space you've always wanted. Whatever your taste, with a little work and a dash of imagination, you can produce something truly personal while developing your skills and enjoying the creative process! More green-fingered expertise! If you love Adam's artisanal approach and uncomplicated style, why not try his first book, How To Create Your Own Garden, for a practical, no-nonsense landscape design book.

Communicating with Data Visualisation A Practical Guide

Communicating with Data Visualisation A Practical Guide

Author: Adam Frost, Tobias Sturt, Jim Kynvin, Sergio Gallardo Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/12/2021

How can you transform a spreadsheet of numbers into a clear, compelling story that your audience will want to pass on? This book is a step-by-step guide to bringing data to life through visualisations, from static charts and maps to interactive infographics and motion graphics. Introducing a four-step framework to creating engaging and innovative visualisations, it helps you to: * Find the human stories in your datasets * Design a visual story that will resonate with your audience * Make a clear, persuasive visual that represents your data truthfully * Refine your work to ensure your visual expresses your story in the best possible way. This book also includes a portfolio of best-practice examples and annotated templates to help you choose the right visual for the right audience, and repurpose your work for different contexts.

Communicating with Data Visualisation A Practical Guide

Communicating with Data Visualisation A Practical Guide

Author: Adam Frost, Tobias Sturt, Jim Kynvin, Sergio Gallardo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/12/2021

How can you transform a spreadsheet of numbers into a clear, compelling story that your audience will want to pass on? This book is a step-by-step guide to bringing data to life through visualisations, from static charts and maps to interactive infographics and motion graphics. Introducing a four-step framework to creating engaging and innovative visualisations, it helps you to: * Find the human stories in your datasets * Design a visual story that will resonate with your audience * Make a clear, persuasive visual that represents your data truthfully * Refine your work to ensure your visual expresses your story in the best possible way. This book also includes a portfolio of best-practice examples and annotated templates to help you choose the right visual for the right audience, and repurpose your work for different contexts.

Utterly Unbelievable: WWII in Facts

Utterly Unbelievable: WWII in Facts

Author: Adam Frost Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/04/2019

Prepare to discover the most utterly unbelievable REAL facts about WWII . . . Did you know that onions were given as birthday presents in WWII? Or that exploding camel dung was used as a weapon? Could a leaky toilet force a submarine crew to abandon ship? This is history like you've never known it before! Ask yourself . . . Would you eat squirrel tail soup, cow's udders, or a carrot on a stick? Could you share 12.7cm of bathwater with your WHOLE family - for your weekly wash? If you were a spy, which gadgets and inventions would you choose? From flying tanks to Operation Toenail, read about the daring, tragic and heroic events that shaped one of the most influential conflicts in modern times. With a bold design and colourful illustrations, picture the most amazing, and unbelievable, facts from this world-changing time. Puffin and IWM (Imperial War Museums) are proud to be working together to educate and inspire young readers with tales from the past. Puffin know that stories can take you anywhere. As one of the most beloved children's publishers, we aim to fire every young imagination. Uncovering people's experiences during wartime, from the First World War to the present day, IWM is a family of five museums (IWM London, Churchill War Rooms, HMS Belfast, IWM North, and IWM Duxford).

RHS How to Create your Garden Ideas and Advice for Transforming your Outdoor Space

RHS How to Create your Garden Ideas and Advice for Transforming your Outdoor Space

Author: Adam Frost Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/04/2019

Creating a garden doesn't need to be complicated. This is the promise from Adam Frost, BBC Gardeners' World presenter and winner of multiple Chelsea Flower Show gold medals. Create your dream garden with a practical, uncomplicated approach to gardening that suits your lifestyle, personality, and budget! Whether you have a small garden in the city or have hundreds of acres in the countryside, you can create an idyllic garden in whatever setting you choose with this gardening guide. This clear and practical gardening book will show you how to easily design a garden that reflects your practical needs, lifestyle, budget, personality, soil, and climate. Here's what you'll find inside: - Work through Q&A sessions, build mood boards and plant lists, and develop the essential skills to design, plot, and shape your space - Step-by-step photography shows you the techniques you need to build your garden - all the hard-landscaping skills you might need, such as building a brick wall, laying paving or decking, or installing fencing or a water feature - You are shown how those skills can be applied to different garden projects, from creating a seating area to building a simple water feature. You can mix and match projects according to your available space, tailor them to your climate and soil type, and gradually build your perfect garden, bit by bit - A month-by-month guide shows you how to enjoy your garden space and checklists helps you with easy garden maintenance and development Designing your garden shouldn't be a daunting task. This gardening book will help you understand your space so you can create something that works for you - your time constraints, your budget, your family requirements, the sort of plants you like, and the effect you want to achieve. Following a practical, no-nonsense approach, this gardening guide strips away complex design concepts and focuses on your needs to help you find your own garden style, even if you're clueless about where to start. Discover simple garden design ideas that work equally well for a complete garden makeover or an elegant but low-maintenance garden. Create your perfect garden without breaking the bank, with an easy-to-follow planting guide that is perfect for beginner and seasoned gardeners alike.

A Dash of Poison

A Dash of Poison

Author: Adam Frost Illustrator: Emily Fox Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/02/2017

Solving crime in record time! Wily Fox is on the case again. A cursed tomb, some sinking sand and an army of snakes. From the pyramids of Egypt to the Grand Canyon, USA, detective Wily Fox is racing to uncover a Pharaoh's long-lost treasure before Doug Donkey steals it. But there's a bigger plot at work. If Wily can't stop his old enemy Klara Kraftypants and her evil scheme, the world as they know it will be history... Fun and fast-paced detective stories, perfect for fans of Geronimo Stilton and The Dragon Detective Agency.

A Trail of Trickery

A Trail of Trickery

Author: Adam Frost Illustrator: Emily Fox Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/09/2016

Solving crime in record time! A ghastly ghoul, a perfumed letter and a creaky board. From the landmarks of London to the castles of Poland, detective Wily Fox refuses to be spooked by the sightings in a top West-End theatre. Wily's got to find out who's behind it before the entire theatre gives up the ghost... Fun and fast-paced detective stories, perfect for fans of Geronimo Stilton and The Dragon Detective Agency.

A Web of Lies

A Web of Lies

Author: Adam Frost Illustrator: Emily Fox Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/02/2016

Solving crime in record time! A family fortune, a treasure trail and a very special spider... From the skyscrapers of New York to a village in the Amazon jungle, detective Wily Fox is on the trail of missing millionaire Simon Sheep. A con artist has tricked his way into Simon's family with the aim of stealing his fortune. Can Wily prove the impostor is a fake before the villain hits the jackpot? Fun and fast-paced detective stories, perfect for fans of Geronimo Stilton and The Dragon Detective Agency.

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