Author(s): Lonely Planet Publications Staff
Have you ever wanted to find fairies in the garden, meet a unicorn, ride a dragon or share a picnic with a mermaid? Just because you've never seen these magical creatures doesn't mean they don't exist! The Wild Things of stories and the imagination are everywhere, but they're shy, secretive, sometimes camouflaged and only reveal themselves to true believers. This fantastical guidebook will help you track dragons, create fairy fashions, brew magic potions, build snow unicorns, discover trolls and go on night hunts to capture moon magic. Search forests, meadows, fields, ponds, rivers and the seaside, as well as everyday places like school playgrounds, local parks or among the pots on the patio. You can discover the mysteries of nature all year round and at any time of day or night. So switch your imagination on, use your senses, brush up on your magic skills and take a giant leap into the world of the Wild Things. Activities include: Tracking dragons Creating fairy fashions Brewing magic potions Building snow unicorns Discovering trolls Capturing moon magic Creating secret messages Making a magical spellbook Looking after the natural world Designing a witches' costume Creating your own broomstick Making wild mini worlds Bringing tree monsters to life Leaving trails of monster prints About Lonely Planet Kids:Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!