The  Stick, Weather, City Things To Do Books Collection By Fiona Danks. (The Stick Book, The Wild Weather Book and The Wild City Book)

The Stick, Weather, City Things To Do Books Collection By Fiona Danks. (The Stick Book, The Wild Weather Book and The Wild City Book) by Fiona Danks and Jo Schofield

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Format: Paperback / softback, 384 Pages
ISBN: 9780711237797
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
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It’ s all about having fun outdoors in the wild spaces near where you live – hunting for wildlife clues, watching wild creatures, making wild art, playing wild games, having exciting outdoor adventures. A wild, surprising world of plants and animals is always waiting to be discovered round the corner, right now, in every city. You just need to keep your eyes open and know where to look.

Featured projects include:

- Water graffiti

- Pavement storyboards

- Recycled bird feeders

- Make a parachute for a stick man

- Clay gargoyles

 

Fiona Danks and Jo Schofield are back with more wonderful ideas for fun outdoors even in the most challenging weather!
Imagine -    jumping in the biggest puddle you can find!
-      Or running barefoot and feeling squidgy mud ooze up between your toes!  
-      Or run up the nearest hill to feel the wind try to carry you away!

When it’ s wet, or windy or cold, there’ s no need to stay cooped up indoors; it’ s a great opportunity to rush outside for some fun.
-      Go on an animal hunt and find the creatures that come out in the wet.  
-      Fly a kite in the wind and catch falling leaves.  
-      Take your camera into a white world and see how many different icy patterns and shapes you can find.  
There are loads of exciting and creative things you can do in the natural world when the weather’ s wild.  So don’ t wait for the sun:  take this book with you and go outdoors for a wild weather adventure!

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Fiona Danks did a degree in Ecology at Edinburgh University followed by a PGCE in Rural and Environmental Science at Bath College of Higher Education. She worked in environmental education for a number of years, first for the Shropshire Wildlife Trust and then for the Berkshire Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust, organizing training for teachers and taking groups of children out to nature reserves and other wild sites. She then went on to write books about the Chiltern Hills and the Cotswold Hills while working part-time running activities in a pre-school nursery. She currently runs the Trust for Oxfordshire's Environment, a non-profit making company providing grants for a wide range of community and environmental projects across Oxfordshire. Fiona lives in Watlington in Oxfordshire. Through their website www.goingwild.net Jo and Fiona provide more ideas for outdoor activities and an opportunity for debate on the importance of real world adventures for all young people.

For more information on how to encourage children to go outdoors, visit Fiona and Jo's website click here

Jo Schofield gained a degree in psychology from Exeter University and began her career working for an educational psychologist in London. After getting involved in the production of a film, she went on to work in the creative department of a TV advertising agency where she began taking still photographs. This led on to her becoming a commercial photographer in Australia and then London. She worked mainly for national editorial magazines such as Country Living. When her children were small she worked in Watlington Primary School and the Dragon school in Oxford, applying her creative knowledge to the classroom with children aged 6-9 years. More recently she has been focusing on writing and photographing for a series of books with co-author Fiona Danks. Jo lives near Watlington in Oxfordshire. Through their website www.goingwild.net Jo and Fiona provide more ideas for outdoor activities and an opportunity for debate on the importance of real world adventures for all young people.

For more information on how to encourage children to go outdoors, visit Jo and Fiona's website click here

Format: Paperback / softback, 384 Pages
ISBN: 9780711237797
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