A beautifully illustrated somewhat factual introduction to the hoppy, crawly, wriggly, buzzy, fluttery critters that call your backyard home. The perfect companion to Backyard Birdies.
A somewhat factual introduction to the hoppy, crawly, wriggly, buzzy, fluttery critters that call your backyard home.
Butterflies are like moths - just fancier.
They fly around during the daytime to show off their pretty, colourful wings. This is probably why moths prefer to only come out at night.
Backyard Buddies is a handy field guide full of buzzy facts (some of them even true) about the insects and creatures - ladybugs, snails, blue-tongues and more - that kids are likely to discover living in their backyard.
'Adorable . . . youngsters will love the bright illustrations' DAILY TELEGRAPH
'Backyard Buddies celebrates the colour and joy of the outside world through the eyes of a child while providing fun (and funny) facts about each creature' QUEANBEYAN AGE
'A host of information told in a humorous way ... with illustrations that will inform and delight' READPLUS
Andy Geppert is an Australian illustrator based in Brisbane. He won the Crichton Award for new illustrators for his work on Little Big Tree in 2010. His follow up picture book, Meep, was selected as a Notable Book by the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) in 2016. Andy is also an award-winning marketing designer.