The Variety of Life
Nicola Davies, illustrated by Lorna Scobie
(Hodder Children’s Books)- hardback
Zoologist and esteemed picture book writer Dr Nicola Davies explores and describes some of the many wonderful creatures on our planet. With enticing watercolour pictures by Lorna Scobie, and clear, respectful text, this superb non-fiction book is a title to keep, give and read frequently, ideal for readers aged from 7 or 8 years.