This book is perfect for adventurous kids and their parents to explore the nature that grows in their local environment. The various activities are aimed at both boys and girls, and range from easy to more tricky. Children will discover growing & exploring, collecting, making & creating, tracking the sun. Learn about Magic Nasturtiums, make an egg head or a living moss garden and even how to change the colour of a flower. The kit includes a fully illustrated colour book, packed with 25 activities for the garden, park and outdoors; a garden trowel, to dig and plant; a compass to track the sun with a ruler to measure seedlings and a special UV torch to explore nightlife and animal markings. Six easy steps explain what to do and is accompanied by a photograph. The kit comes in a small suitcase with a plastic handle and is perfect for children over the age of 6. The author, Donald William "Don" Burke OAM (born 16 July 1947) is an Australian television personality and author. He is well known and loved as the long time host of Burke's Backyard, a lifestyle program which ran for 17 years from 1987 to late 2004 on the Nine Network. It has returned several times over recent years with a number of Burke's Backyard Specials. The show is back, again with several segments on Nine's A Current Affair. There is an ongoing monthly magazine titled Burke's Backyard also.