Foreword by Chris Packham
The go-to guide for exploring nature at night, whether on summer holidays, weekends away or even back garden adventures! Learn how to call for owls, walk like a fox and expand your sensory perceptions. Wild Nights Out is a wonderful new hands-on guide for those who wish to take kids (of all ages) outdoors for fun, thrilling nighttime nature adventures. Parents, grandparents, teachers and nature educators alike will discover a wealth of unique activities to explore the natural world from dusk till dawn.
Alongside games, walks and exercises to expand our senses, storyteller and outdoor educator Chris Salisbury will bring this unexplored nocturnal dimension to life with lore about badgers, bats and minibeasts as well as tales of the constellations and planets to share around the campfire.
In Wild Nights Out you can expect to find:
25 fun and informative games and activities
Practical information on how to conduct night walks safely
Animal facts and stargazing stories
Beautiful black-and-white illustrations throughout
Nature has so much to offer at night, so let Wild Nights Out be your guide to the dark. It will boost the resilience and self-confidence of children and adults, and instill a lifelong love of having fun in the outdoors when the sun goes down.
'[Wild Nights Out] is about reframing our relationship with darkness...because without that affinity humans will remain tourists in their own landscape.' - The Guardian
'This book gently holds your hand and guides you into the mysterious folds of the darkness, helping you get the most out of the night. Nocturnal empowerment for the curious.' - Nick Baker, naturalist, TV presenter and author