The African grasslands stretch across the continent below the Sahara. In a swuare of land about the size of a living room,children will see animals they might have encountered only at the zoo. . . discover the rewards and dangers of their natural home. . . and observe how these creatures live with each other in a changing,endangered environment. It's an exciting journey of discovery,coming to you from the One Small Square series of interactive science and nature books. . . where the next stop could be as near as your backyard or as far as half a world away.
The spotlight is on the dangerous and endangered habitat of the African grasslands. Scene one: a patch of land the size of your living room. Close up: a lion cub playfully paws at a tortoise. Supporting cast: plants,soil,rocks,weather,and many,many animals great and small. Pull up a chair and observe this amazing travelogue,featuring one small square below the Sahara,half a world away. African Savanna is just one of the exciting,vibrantly illustrated volumes in the critically acclaimed One Small Square series of science and nature books for children ages 7 and up. Each book includes: Stunning full-color illustrations of each habitat and its creatures; Motivating experiments and activities,along with clear,diagrammed instructions and safety tips; A picture field guide of the habitat; A glossary-index and resource list. One Small Squarean eye-opening series originally published in hardcoverputs the whole world in perspective for children,one small square at a time. Each book is a thrilling,up-close encounter with mammals,insects,plants,birds,fish,amphibians,bacteria,and theecosystems in which they live.