Nature's Wonders book left at National Trust Properties by book fairies

The Book Fairies explore National Trust properties by hiding Nature’s Wonders!

“The no-man’s land between winter and spring can be a frustrating time for humans. But for nature, it signifies new life.”

The Book Fairies have been celebrating Nature’s Wonders today! This National Trust book by Jane V. Adams will make readers see Spring in a magical way 🙂

About the book:

Britain’s natural year, from the first flower to the last leaf…

With a mix of evocative writing, beautiful photographs and facts that are too good to keep to yourself, this book explores 50 magical moments that define our seasons. It’s an inspiring guide to connecting with the nature around you and seeing how it changes through the year. There’s butterflies, blossom and bluebells. There’s foxgloves, flying ants and fungi. There’s snow, seedheads and shadows. You’ll discover how many miles an hour spring moves, how spiders can heal us and how woodpeckers help to protect sensitive technology.

The inspiration behind the book is partly the National Trust’s hugely successful ‘Blossom Watch’ campaign, launched in March 2021. Each year we are encouraged to notice and share when we first see a tree blossom, emulating the Japanese tradition of ‘Hanami’.

Lucky finders!

We love hearing from happy finders! Here are a couple from today!

Not lucky enough to find one?

Do not worry! This wonderful book is available at all National Trust properties and good bookshops! Find your local National Trust site here. If you’d rather order the book online but still want to support independent bookshops, order your copy of Nature’s Wonders from here.

Would you like to be a book fairy?

If this activity makes YOU want to join in the fun, you absolutely can!! Just order your official stickers and start thinking about which books you would like to share…

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