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The Great Nature Hunt: Minibeasts By Cath Senker

The Great Nature Hunt: Minibeasts by Cath Senker

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A fun series for young children that helps them identify plants and animals in their habitats

The Great Nature Hunt: Minibeasts Summary

The Great Nature Hunt: Minibeasts by Cath Senker

A fun book for young children that helps them identify minibeasts and their habitats.

Minibeasts are insects, spiders and other small creatures. Worldwide, there are more than a million species of insect alone! But how can you become a minibeast expert? This book is full of information about these creatures, including their habitats, life cycles and how they can be useful. The book is also full of puzzles, which will help you improve your spotting skills.

Minibeasts is part of The Great Nature Hunt a series of books for children aged 7+. They are a great resource for the Science curriculum. They help children make systematic and careful observations, gather data and record their findings. Each book is full of puzzles and challenges through which children can learn, while having fun.

About Cath Senker

Cath Senker is a children's non-fiction writer who specialises in writing about modern history, global issues and world religions. Her latest history titles include Living Through the Vietnam War (Raintree, 2011), Our World Divided: Israel and the Middle East (Wayland, 2011) and A Cultural History of Women in America: Women Claim the Vote (Bailey Publishing, 2011). She has a particular interest in the topics of migration, refugees and racism and recently wrote Mapping Global Issues: Immigrants and Refugees (Arcturus, 2011). In her work, Cath aims to highlight individuals' experiences and to present different viewpoints in a non-judgemental way as a basis for discussion. Cath also works as a project manager and editor on non-fiction titles for both children and adults. Before embarking on a freelance career, she worked as a commissioning editor for a children's educational publishing company for eight years. She is also an experienced ESOL teacher. Cath volunteers with City Reads, a project that aims to widen the enjoyment of books and reading among people of all ages, especially people from disadvantaged communities. She is a also a keen amateur cyclist, cook and gardener.

Table of Contents

  • 1: The great minibeast hunt
  • 1: Flying minibeasts
  • 1: On plants
  • 1: In the soil
  • 1: On water
  • 1: Hiding under rocks
  • 1: In our homes
  • 1: Minibeast pollinators
  • 1: Minibeast pest controllers
  • 1: Minibeast cleaners
  • 1: Building nests
  • 1: Minibeast life cycles
  • 1: Colour and camouflage
  • 1: Puzzle answers
  • 1: Glossary
  • 1: Index and websites

Additional information

The Great Nature Hunt: Minibeasts by Cath Senker
Hachette Children's Group
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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