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5 Minute Nature Stories: True tales from the Woodland

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The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. And at the end of each story, children are invited to explore an informative "All About" page to discover more facts on the topic. And at the end of each story, children are invited to explore an informative “All About” page to discover more facts about the topic. Stories include: The Mystery of a Mushroom, The Woodwide Web, The Song of the Deer, The Flight of the Blackbirds, The Magical Metamorphosis of Frogs, The Hidden Great Horned Owl, The Stag Beetle’s Seven-Year Feast, The Dance of the Honeybee, The Little Rabbit and the Green Machine, The Moth and the Moon. This British import features 10 informational stories in metered verse sparking delight and curiosity on the everyday miracles of nature, such as those found in mushrooms, a forest, honeybees, and moths.

Based in the Netherlands, she spends her time dabbling in arts and design, creating crafts with a purpose, and occasionally baking cake-like goods. Goods will normally be received within 10 days, but please allow up to 30 days in case we are exceptionally busy or if there are other circumstances beyond our control. She has been 'poet-in-residence' for the children’s art and science magazine, ‘OKIDO’ since 2007 and co-adapted and developed the magazine for children's television, where it became hit CBeebies animated pre-school show: ‘Messy goes to OKIDO! She spends her time dabbling in arts and design, crafts with a purpose and occasionally baking cake-like goods.

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My kids (6 and 8) enjoyed it immensely, although I originally bought it as a gift for a 3 year old child but now I may have to get another copy! I particularly liked the fungi / trees stories and loved how the stories include really good and accurate natural science in an easy to understand way. Written in engaging rhyming text, each real-life tale in this ten-story collection introduces one of nature’s wonders.

Despite it being suitable for young children, it wasn't too young for mine, so I expect it is a book that would be enjoyed for many years. Inspired by the hugely bestselling 5-Minutes Stories collections, children's author Gabby Dawnay and illustrator Mona K present 10 read-aloud stories that invite young nature lovers to celebrate the everyday miracles in a woodland with 5-Minute Nature Stories .

She has written for the Children's TV Classic series, Postman Pat, 'Rhyme Time Town' for Dreamworks, and several other animated series, including a Chinese animated series. An absolutely beautiful book of short, rhyming stories which links connections in nature so well than I read it about to my children in one sitting! Written in engaging rhyming text, each real-life tale in this 10-story collection introduces one of nature's wonders. Each “chapter” has a beautiful poetic story about something in nature then ends its with informational discussion. I love that the stories capture his imagination and curiosity for natures wonders, the words are soothing with rhyming flow for bedtime stories but also informative with a fact page for each short story topic and the illustrations just makes it all come to life for us.

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