Pebble spotting - a simple pleasure. This is charming, knowledgeable and witty guide to everything you didn't know there was to know about pebbles. The author Clarence Ellis ruminates on what a pebble actually is, before describing how they are formed, advising on the best pebble-spotting grounds in the UK, helping to identify individual stones, and giving tips on the necessary kit. From cherts from your schists, onyx to agate, understanding the humble pebble makes a trip to the beach, lake-side or river bank simply that little bit more fascinating. First published in 1954, this beautiful reissue includes an illuminating foreword by Robert Macfarlane. Not illustrated.
Paperback book, 240 pages.
Measures 13.5 x 19.8 cm.
This gorgeous sheet of wrapping paper reproduces a vintage classroom chart, showing the parts of the flower. Printed on Cavallini's signature Italian archival paper, this fine gift wrap is good enough to be hung on the wall, or used in a variety of crafts. To...
The practical way to explore parallel circuits and learn more about the wonders of Electric Paint - without the need for any wires, tools or special skills. This circuit kit comes with a clear template and easy-to-follow instructions - meaning that even beginners can create...
This charming woodcut of a European Hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus) is from Conrad Gesner's 1551 Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium. 100% cotton.Cream coloured t-shirt with a high quality colour digital print. Care: Machine wash cool. Tumble dry low.
A classic 'top trumps'-style card game - of the world's deadliest diseases. Play one disease against another and try to trump your opponents card in terms of fatality rate, incubation period and so on. 30 cards plus instructions in a neat box.