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Woodswalk: Peepers, Porcupines & Exploding Puff Balls! What You'll See, Hear & Smell When Exploring the Woods.by Henry Art
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Kids love to be outdoors. Written by an expert naturalist, WoodsWalk offers guided tours for all four seasons and all regions of North America, highlighting special creatures, conditions, and events every step of the way. Aspiring young naturalists will learn how to "read" the woods for signs of the presence of animals, interpret sounds, and identify odors. They will also learn what NOT to touch or taste! With enough identification information on trees, terrain, plants, and wildlife for a hundred walks in the woods, this book is the complete first primer for the inquisitive young naturalist. Includes a cut-off, pocket-sized leaf-and-tree spy guide.
Written by an expert naturalist, "Woodswalk "offers guided tours for all four seasons and all regions of North America, highlighting special creatures, conditions, and events. Aspiring young naturalists will learn how to see beyond their own noses, "read" the woods for signs of the presence of animals, interpret sounds, and identify odors. 150 photos.
About the Author
Henry W. Art is director of the Williams College Center for Environmental Studies and director of the Hopkins Memorial Forest. He is the author of several books, including Storey's A Garden of Wildflowers.
Michael Robbins is a writer and a former editor of Audubon and Oceans magazines and the author of Birds: A Family Field Guide.
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