The Little Guide to Wildflowers (Little Guides) (Hardcover)
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Discover the intriguing world of wildflowers with this handy pocket guide. Beautifully illustrated throughout, The Little Guide to Wildflowers offers a fresh perspective on identifying the flowers around you. Featuring 40 of the most beautiful flowers from around the world, including the common wildflowers we know and love, as well as the rare and interesting. Each flower has been delicately illustrated by printmaker Tom Frost to capture its individual characteristics, and is accompanied by information about the plant family to which it belongs and where it can be found, plus associated facts and fables. There is also an interactive spotter's guide at the back, where you can check off each flower you find. This informative, practical and beautiful guide is part of a new nature series designed to encourage creativity through exploring the outdoors.
About the Author
Printmaker and illustrator Tom Frost graduated from Falmouth College of Arts in 2001, returning to his home town of Bristol to work as an illustrator for a number of years. He now divides his time between printmaking, restoring his crumbling Georgian house in rural Wales and raising a young family. In recent years he has worked with clients including The V&A, Perry's Cider, Art Angels, Freight Household Goods, Selvedge Magazine, Betty & Dupree, The Archivist and Yorkshire Sculpture Park. His work highlights a fascination for old matchboxes, stamps, folk art, tin toys, children's books and the natural world.