Little Explorers: Skara Brae (Push, Pull and Slide)

Illustrated by Louise Forshaw

Price:
£9.99
Availability:
Not yet published - due 19 Mar 2020

Quick Look

  • Children will learn while they play -- travelling back in time to see what life was like for the villagers of Skara Brae on Orkney
  • Truly unique, this is the first book about Skara Brae for young children
  • Created in partnership with Historic Environment Scotland and based on the real-life details of the world-famous prehistoric village
  • This large board book is chunky but lightweight -- an ideal gift for visitors to Scotland
  • Features sturdy moving parts that are just the right size for little hands

An exciting moving parts board book that lets children uncover the secrets of Skara Brae -- Scotland's world-famous prehistoric village! Created in partnership with Historic Environment Scotland, each illustration is packed with historical detail.

Format:
board book
Size:
215 x 215 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Picture Kelpies
Illustrations:
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 1 to 4 years
Extent:
12 pages
ISBN:
9781782506324
Publication date:
19 Mar 2020

Description

Discover the secrets of the Stone Age and travel back in time to see what life was like for the villagers of Skara Brae on Orkney.

This book introduces little explorers to Neolithic life through Scotland's most famous prehistoric village. Moving parts let them catch a fish for dinner, cook over an open fire, travel through tunnels to visit friends, raise a standing stone at Stenness, and even uncover the village thousands of years later!

Published in partnership with Historic Environment Scotland, custodians of Skara Brae, the bright and exciting illustrations are packed full of historical detail helping young children to learn as they play.

An ideal gift for visitors to Scotland, this large board book is chunky but lightweight with sturdy moving parts that are just the right size for little hands.

Author

Louise Forshaw fell in love with drawing at a young age. After a childhood of drawing comics, Louise graduated from Newcastle College, UK, in 2008 with a degree in Illustration and Animation. She is the illustrator of numerous children's books, including the Busy Books series. Louise lives just outside Newcastle upon Tyne and works from her small home studio, with three Jack Russell terriers to keep her company.

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