Books about the great outdoors

Posted by iChild, July 04, 2018 3:59 PM

As the summer and holiday season arrive, it's the best time of year to get out and about exploring the great outdoors with our children. We've selected a range of interesting books from our iChild Shop to encourage children's love of the natural world. They could also be a fun way of keeping up children's reading practice over the long break!

EYFS Science & Nature Books

Collins Children’s Picture Atlas
A beautifully illustrated picture atlas designed to take children on an exciting journey around the world.

National Geographic Little Kids Big Book of Animals
Featuring high-interest animals, including dolphins, tigers, lions, wolf pups, polar bears, pandas, sea turtles - and more!


National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space
Featuring fun, short entries about planets, stars, galaxies, - and much more!


Visit our iChild Shop for a full range of EYFS Science & Nature books!

Key Stage 1 Science & Nature 

A Drop in the Ocean: The Story of Water (Science Works)
Using cartoon style illustrations and humorous narrative text to make key topics in Science and Geography both accessible and engaging. 


Bees & Wasps
The fascinating world of bees and wasps, with easy-to-read text, amazing photographs and a wealth of information, much of which will be new even to adults!


How the Weather Works
Why do hurricanes happen? What is a tornado? Why does it snow? Find out in this great book!


Visit our iChild Shop for a full selection of KS1 Science and Nature books!

Key Stage 2 Science & Nature Books

Knowledge Encyclopedia Animal!
From the wings of the almighty albatross to the deadly facts of the great white shark, transporting children into the jaw-dropping, heart-thumping, pulse-racing world of the animal kingdom.


Monster Stones: The Story of a Dinosaur Fossil
Taking the reader back millions of years to tell the story of a dinosaur's death. Through this story, we discover how fossils are formed. MonsterStones

British Trees (Nature Detective)
Children can find out about more than 50 of the most common trees found in Britain today.


Visit our iChild Shop for a full selection of KS2 Science and Nature books!

The iChild Website also has a fun section on Minibeasts and Outdoor Fun - the perfect complement across the age-ranges to these fantastic books! 


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