18 Results
18 Results
The variety of life —Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.
Book
2018
3 available of 4 items

Our planet is full of life! Did you know there are 400,000 species of beetle - but only eight species of bear? This stunning book explores the extraordinary diversity of the natural world and profiles some of its most su...

Grow : secrets of our DNA —Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.
Book
2020
6 available of 6 items

An introduction to genetic code combines simple, engaging language and expressive, child-friendly illustrations to explain how biological life grows and changes and how DNA combines to make humans both unique and connect...

Many : the diversity of life on Earth —Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.
Book
2020
7 available of 7 items

The more we study the world around us, the more living things we discover every day. The planet is full of millions of species of plants, birds, animals, and microbes, and every single one including us is part of a big, ...

Animal surprises —Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.
Book
2016
1 available of 1 items

PICTURE STORYBOOKS. Discover the delights of nature with zoologist, poet and top children's book author, Nicola Davies. Follow her young adventurer as she treks through the jungle, dives deep down into the sea and climbs...

The day war came —Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.
Book
2018
10 available of 11 items

"Imagine if, on an ordinary day, after a morning of studying tadpoles and drawing birds at school, war came to your town and turned it to rubble. Imagine if you lost everything and everyone, and you had to make a dangero...

Every child a song : a celebration of children's rights —Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.
Book
2020
2 available of 3 items

"An international look at children's rights, exploring global issues faced by children, encouraging compassion and empathy. Illustrated by award-winning illustrator Marc Martin. When you were born, a song began ... So be...

Birds —Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.
Book
2017
2 available of 3 items

Tiny creatures : the world of microbes —Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.
Book
2014
8 available of 9 items

Looks at all the different microbes that inhabit the Earth and examines the varied jobs they do.

Perfect —Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.
Book
2016
5 available of 5 items

"Perfect" is a story of anticipation, disappointment, acceptance, and, ultimately, love. Suffused with natural imagery, "Perfect" is an ideal way to open up the subject of disability with children, as well as being a gre...

Butterflies for Grandpa Joe —Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.
Book
2019
4 available of 4 items

'Butterflies for Grandpa Joe' is a heart-warming tale of empathy, affection and dealing with grief across generations, from award-winning author Nicola Davies. (NOTEWORTHY: THE DAY THE WAR CAME) Ages 8+

Manatee rescue —Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.
Book
2015
2 available of 2 items

When her father successfully harpoons a manatee, leaving its baby orphaned, Manuela vows to rescue the calf and return it to the river, helping change the attitudes of the people in her village in the process.

The white hare —Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.
Book
2016
1 available of 1 items

Last : the story of a white rhino —Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.
Book
2020
1 available of 1 items

"A rhino is put in a zoo in the middle of a grey city, where all he can do is pace back and forth. He misses his home, his mother, the smell of earth and rain. He fears he may be the last of his kind. Then one day, he is...

Hummingbird —Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.
Book
2019
4 available of 4 items

The pond —Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.
Book
2017
2 available of 2 items

A touching picture book for children about a young boy and his family overcoming the loss of his father. This colorful, emotional book is filled with natural imagery, centering on a small pond in the garden, and will tea...

Mother Cary's butter knife —Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.
Book
2016
1 available of 1 items

A boy who falls in love with the sea. One in a series of short stories that explore the deeper, darker side of our connection with the natural world. For older children and adults. Inspired by ancient folk tales and a lo...

The lion who stole my arm —Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.
Book
2014
4 available of 4 items

When his ambition to become a great hunter like his father is crushed by a lion attack that causes him to lose an arm, young Pedru is overcome by a desire to kill the lion that mauled him but questions his resolve when a...

The day war came —Davies, Nicola, 1958- author.
Book
2020
2 available of 2 items

A moving, poetic narrative and child-friendly illustrations follow the heartbreaking, ultimately hopeful journey of a little girl who is forced to become a refugee. The day war came there were flowers on the windowsill a...

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