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Kew Children's Guide

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Make the most of your Kew experience with this new fantastic illustrated guide.

Author: Catherine Brereton. Illustrator: Jane McGuinness. 48pp. Fully illustrated throughout. 297 x 210 mm. Paperback. ISBN 9781408892541. Bloomsbury in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2018

Make the most of your Kew experience with this new fantastic illustrated guide. Around the world there are lots of different wild places, from woodlands and rainforest, to deserts and mountains. At Kew Gardens you can explore them all.

Trek through the tropical Palm House and discover coconuts, bananas and cacao pods. See the world in bird’s eye view as you climb the Treetop Walkway. Spot bluebells and more, as you explore the Woodland Walk. Learn about the plants, flowers and wildlife that live in Kew Gardens, and which ones you might spot at home.

Filled with different activities to try at home that will show you how to grow your own plants and vegetables, create art from nature and so much more.


Catherine Brereton has written and edited more than 150 books for children on a wide range of topics from art and archaeology to robots and space. She lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Jane McGuinness is a Scottish illustrator and author who specialises in picture books. She has been awarded numerous prizes for her work, including the  Sebastian Walker Prize in 2016. 

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