BackyardISBN: 9781925381177 By: Ananda Braxton-Smith, Lizzy Newcomb
For Ages: 5 - 8 years old
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st August 2018
Publisher: Walker Books Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 27.8 x 23.7 x 0.9
In Backyard, critically acclaimed Australian author Ananda Braxton-Smith and fine artist Lizzy Newcomb team up to present a lush, lyrical picture book about all the life that children can find in a suburban backyard.
White gum rustle, tawny frog mouths still as wood, dragonflies swoop. Banjo frog calls the secret – watch the world carefully, your backyard is home to animals other than you! A child stands on her back step at dusk and surveys her backyard. The backyard is teeming with life - birds, possum, native rat, bats, insects and bugs.
• A reminder to look closely at the world around you which is very much aligned with current educational philosophy.
• Reconnecting children with their very own natural environment in the most gentle and beautiful way.
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