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Nicola Davies: How Nature Can Inspire Creative Writing

Children's author and zoologist Nicola Davies is passionate about the natural world. Here she shares some fantastic ideas for inspiring children to write by encouraging them to listen, look and think about their natural surroundings.

Filmed on location on the beautiful Isle of Mull as part of the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour. During the tour Nicola visited 11 schools across Arygll and Bute, sharing her enthusiasm for nature and curiosity about animals from around the world with over 750 pupils.