Posts Tagged ‘animal kingdom’

Millie Marotta 2017 Diary

Millie Marotta 2017 Diary

by Millie Marotta, Batsford

Coconut crab

Coconut crab

Birgus latro A true beast of a crab, the coconut crab can grow to 16in (41cm) in length, 3ft (90cm) in width and weigh up to 9lbs (4.1kg). Its claws are powerful enough to crack open coconuts but it does also eat other things such as leaves and fruit. It will also eat rats, chickens […]

Flying fish

Flying fish

Exocoetidae When threatened by predators these incredible little fish leap out of the water, spread their pectoral ‘wings’ and glide through the air. They can remain airborne for up to 45 seconds, usually travelling around 150ft (46m), but they are capable of using updrafts to cross over 1,200ft (366m), at speeds of over 40mph (64km). […]


Millie Marotta Colour and Win Competition - Open for Entry

Millie Marotta Colour and Win Competition – Open for Entry

Colour your own Tropical Wonderland and Win a Spa Break with Millie Marotta’s Tropical Wonderland, the new book by the author of the No.1 bestseller Millie Marotta’s Animal Kingdom. The competition is open to residents of the UK only and the deadline for entries is 1st September 2015. Let your creativity run wild as you […]

Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom Postcard Box

Millie Marotta’s Animal Kingdom Postcard Box

by Millie Marotta, Batsford


Colouring Books

Colouring Books

Colouring books for adults have been hugely popular, and their popularity shows no sign of stopping as more and more adults turn away from their electronic devices and look to colouring as a way to relax and escape the stresses of modern life. Whether used as a creative outlet, or a relaxing and mindful activity, […]