A Walk in the Woods: Into the Field Guide

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This portable, durable guide is a unique, hands-on introduction to cool, common critters, trees, flowers, and rocks found in the woods all over North America. The book only includes flora and fauna that children are most likely to encounter on a walk in the woods--from chipmunks to chicadees to maple trees (which they would learn to recognize from the shape of the leaves). Section introductions teach kids how to be good observers and explorers. And throughout the book are suggestions for engaging kids in their ...
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Overview


This portable, durable guide is a unique, hands-on introduction to cool, common critters, trees, flowers, and rocks found in the woods all over North America. The book only includes flora and fauna that children are most likely to encounter on a walk in the woods--from chipmunks to chicadees to maple trees (which they would learn to recognize from the shape of the leaves). Section introductions teach kids how to be good observers and explorers. And throughout the book are suggestions for engaging kids in their outdoor adventures--a guide to edible berries; charts of animal tracks, homes, and droppings; how-to projects such as pressing flowers, rubbing leaves, and even climbing trees!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935703266
  • Publisher: Downtown Bookworks
  • Publication date: 6/18/2013
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 640,823
  • Age range: 5 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 4.75 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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Emily Laber Warren is a science writer and editor who contributes to Scientific American Mind, Psychology Today, and Earth 3.0, among other publications. A former editor at Popular Science, she has taught feature writing in NYU’s Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting school and feature writing at CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism. She is also the mother of twin boys who love to explore.
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