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Wild Child & Book of Birds with Dara McAnulty

September 17 @ 2:00 pm 3:00 pm

Free but RSVP required

On Saturday 17 th September at 2pm – Dara will be in conversation with Liz Ballard, Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust, and afterwards signing copies of his books.

Dara and Liz will be talking about his new book A Wild Child’s Book of Birds, which is illustrated by Barry Falls, and is a gorgeous guide to birds in the UK which takes the reader through the year.
🐦 advice he’d give to children who want to get involved in conservation but don’t know
where to start
🐦 top tips on encouraging nature to thrive in your garden / window box
🐦 which birds to look out for in and around Sheffield in the autumn  
🐦 the cross generational appeal of his books – and why bird and nature watching are
perfect activities to share with children and grandchildren
🐦 Why Dara is passionate about nature and why he wants to encourage families to
take notice of the environment and world around them – be it trees, flora, fauna or
birds.

More about A Wild Child’s Book of Birds:

Join brilliant young naturalist Dara McAnulty – author of Wild Child – on a journey through a year in the life of birds. Illustrated in full colour by award-winning artist Barry Falls.

This beautiful, informative book takes you through a year in the life of the birds you will find in Britain and Ireland and is divided into four sensational seasonal sections.
Find out what birds do in each season, learn about birdsong, beaks, nests and eggs, the science of flight, migration, what to grow to attract different birds to your garden and what foods to put out on your bird table.

Discover different ways of recording what you see and about birds in literature. There are sections on birds of prey and corvids too.

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