Cloud Spotter

Pause for a moment and look up at the skies. There is ever-changing beauty to behold in the cloudscape. Learn the difference between common cloud types (do you know your cirrostratus from your cumulonimbus?) and find out which is most likely to herald the arrival of the rains or approaching fair weather.

Includes 30 illustrated cards plus an altitude map poster and introduction to cloud spotting.

Learn the difference between common cloud types and find out more about their formation and what they may mean for the day ahead.

A mindful new challenge to break through the constant noise of our busy modern world.

An inspirational gift for those who want to stay connected with nature and find some headspace in a busy world.

The author, Gavin Pretor-Pinney, founded the Cloud Appreciation Society and is an established author on cloud spotting.

Gavin Pretor-Pinney is founder of the Cloud Appreciation Society, which has over 54,000 members in 120 countries. He is the author of the internationally bestselling Cloudspotter’s Guide and Cloud Collector’s Handbook as well as A Cloud A Day.
His third book, The Wavewatcher’s Companion, won the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books. Gavin is a TED Global speaker with over 1.3 million views. He has presented television documentaries for the BBC and Channel 4 and is a Visiting Fellow at the Meteorology Department of Reading University and winner of the Royal Meteorological Society’s Michael Hunt award. Gavin co-founded the Idler, a magazine that argues for the importance of downtime in creative thinking.

Marcel George is a London-based illustrator who specialises in creating hand-painted contemporary watercolour illustrations. His clients include the Financial Times, Stella Artois and Anthropologie.
  • 50 cards in box
  • 128 x 103 mm
  • ISBN: 9781786278883