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Description - Bees, Bugs and Butterflies by Ben Raskin

Who are the pollinators? Did we know that creepy crawlies are actually our hardworking friends and predators help to keep the balance of nature? In Bees, Bugs & Butterflies: A Family Guide, Ben Raskin shares his expert knowledge on the power of pollination through a buzzing collection of exciting facts and activities. Learn alongside your kids about why pollination is so essential to the natural world through predator menus (who knew nematode nougat came in slug and vine weevil flavours!) a flower and insect matchmaking wheel, and Pollinator Pursuit (a fresh take on a traditional game). Find out who's living at the bottom of your garden, about the amazing tricks plants play on insects and how to call nature's very own SOS team in to give our nectar-sipping buddies (and us) a helping hand.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781782405214
ISBN-10: 1782405216
Format: Hardback
(180mm x 210mm x mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: The Ivy Press
Publisher: The Ivy Press
Publish Date: 24-Jan-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ben Raskin

Ben Raskin (Wiltshire, UK) is the Head of Horticulture at the Soil Association in the UK, and a father of two. He runs courses and training on organic growing and launched the Soil Association's flagship Organic Apprenticeship Scheme in 2007. Ben got the gardening bug working on an organic vineyard in northern Italy, and has worked in horticulture for 18 years, including a stint as Assistant Head Gardener at the UK charity Garden Organic.

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