Wild Summer: Life in the Heat
“A young girl and her grandpa spot amazing plants and animals as they walk towards the coast in this sequel to Winter Sleep and Busy Spring. Touches on topical ecological and climate change themes.”―The Bookseller
In this follow-up to Winter Sleep and Busy Spring, Wild Summer explores nature in summer.
The beautifully-told story follows a young girl and her naturalist grandpa as they walk down a wild path towards the coast. They spot amazing plants and animals. She is enchanted by the vibrancy of life around her, but asks: “Do plants and animals want summer to last forever?”
Young curiosity is combined with old wisdom in a nature-filled adventure showing a 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 and stunning illustrations, the books in this series encourage children to discover more about nature and the seasons. Also available from this series are Winter Sleep and Busy Spring