A young snail faces many challenges as it tries to grow safely into an adult.
All the facts a young child needs to
understand the life of this intriguing backyard creature are packed into Backyard Books: Are You a
Snail? by Judy Allen
with illustrations by Tudor Humphries.
Year 1: Seasons Explore outside through nature hunts,
playing outside and painting the weather. Discover how all these activities and
more meet the standards set in the national curriculum and learn more about the world all
us. Plus much more in this 9 activity topic.
Year 2: Microhabitats Build a bug house
discovering all about butterfly life cycles and the natural animal food chains affecting the
United Kingdom. Go pond dipping, beach hunting and explore minibeasts in their microhabitats.
Plus much more in this 6 activity topic.
Publisher: Pan MacMillan
Print length: 31 pages
Dimensions: 20.96 x 0.43 x 20.96 cm
Reading age: 5 - 8 years old
Publication date: 16 May 2003
ISBN: 9780753456040 pages
Judy Allen is an award-winning author whose novel Awaiting Developments won the Whitbread
Children's Novel Award. Judy
Allen and illustrator Tudor Humphries created Kingfisher's award-winning Backyard Books series
and many other successful
books, including the Reading Rainbow selections Tiger and Seal.