Part of "A Springboards into Science Series" this is the ideal book to share with the youngest of readers. Simple text and colorful photos introduce common things found in the meadow. Using a close-up photo readers are challenged to guess the identity of the object before turning the page for a full view. A snake, spider, fawn, dandelion, black-eyed Susan, grasshopper, and red fox are all described in the accompanying clear, simple text. A glossary, index, bibliography, and activity section are appended. Teachers and parents wishing to encourage the budding naturalist will find this the perfect lure. 1999 (orig.