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.
Down by the meadow that blows wild and free, There’s a world full of wonders I want you to see . . .
Written in engaging rhyming text, each real-life tale in this 10-story collection introduces one of nature’s wonders. And at the end of each story, children are invited to explore an informative “All About” page to discover more facts on 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
These make perfect bedtime stories for kids with curious minds!
About the Author
Gabby Dawnay is a science writer and poet whose picture book series If I Had A has sold in more than 20 countries. She lives and works in London.
Native to Bulgaria, Mona K is passionate about drawing quirky faces and exploring the woods. Based in the Netherlands, she spends her time dabbling in arts and design, creating crafts with a purpose, and occasionally baking cake-like goods.
"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." — School Library Journal