“Gorgeous… a sunlit heat rises off the page, while the story addresses the changing climate with openness and hope.” – Imogen Russell Williams, The Guardian
In this follow-up toÂ Winter SleepÂ andÂ Busy Spring,Â Wild SummerÂ explores nature in summer.
TheÂ beautifully-told storyÂ follows a young girl and her naturalist grandpa as they walk down a wild path towards the coast. They spotÂ amazing plants andÂ animals. She isÂ enchantedÂ by theÂ vibrancy of lifeÂ around her, but asks:Â “Do plants and animals want summer to last forever?”
Young curiosity is combined with old wisdom in a nature-filled adventure showing aÂ touching relationship between grandfather and grandchild. He teaches her about challenges facing the natural world around her, as we explore a meadow, stream, heathland, fire-charred pine wood, fossil rich cliffs, rocky cove and ocean life.
Filled with fascinating facts andÂ stunning illustrations, the books in this series encourage children to discover more about nature and the seasons. Also available from this series areÂ Winter SleepÂ andÂ Busy Spring,