The Great Big Book of Irish Wildlife
Did you know?
Blue tits feed their chicks up to 500 times a day!
Ireland has 98 types of wild bee and 20 types of ladybird
A pipistrelle bat can catch over 3,000 midges in one night
Baby puffins are called pufflings
25 different types of whales and dolphins have been seen in Irish waters.
A beautifully illustrated book that guides the reader through the seasons in Ireland. Explore nature in your back garden as well as in mountains, rivers, forests and sea. Learn about weird and wonderful natural phenomena, such as the metamorphosis from tadpole to frog; the red deer rut in autumn; or a starling flock in winter.
Introducing Irish birds, mammals, plants, insects, and amphibians, this book is overflowing with stunning photographs and engaging, child-friendly cartoons accompanied by clear accessible text.
A wonderful gift for children to help open their eyes to the natural world, from a real expert.
A preview of the book is available to view at the O'Brien Press website here.
Author: Juanita Browne
Illustrator: Barry Reynolds
Size: 22.5 x 28.5 cm, 80 pages
Publisher: The O'Brien Press