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The Field Guide to Safari Animals: Explore Exotic Africa (Field Guides)by Paul Beck
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Young explorers can take the adventure of a lifetime with The Field Guide to Safari Animals. Inside this book, kids will discover the 1924 journal of fictional naturalist Rebecca Mayhew. Through her journal entries, learn all about her exciting adventure across exotic Africa--from tracking lions in Nairobi to marveling at the birth of a baby giraffe in Botswana. Each page is filled with stunning photographs, maps, illustrations, and fascinating facts about Africa's most majestic animals. At the end of this incredible journey, kids can recreate animal scenes by setting up a cool diorama and 8 different animal models. Let's go on safari
Young explorers embark on the safari adventure of a lifetime with this fabulous faux-journal, written” in 1924 by fictional naturalist Rebecca Mayhew. Through her journal entries, youngsters accompany Mayhew as she explores mysterious Africa, from tracking lions in Nairobi to watching white rhinos in Pretoria to marveling at the birth of a baby giraffe in Botswana. Each info-packed page is filled with stunning photographs, colorful maps and illustrations, and fascinating facts about African animals and their environment. At the journeys end, children can assemble the eight animals from 59 included die-cut pieces and then display them on a gorgeous, removable 3-D diorama.
About the Author
Paul Beck has been writing about science for kids and adults for about seven years, most recently he has done several articles for Popular Science magazine, and interactive science exhibits. He is especially interested in high tech applications for music and linguistics, which figure prominently in the technology used in the talking robot clock. His Music and Psychology Bachelor of Arts are from the University of Colorado, his Linguistics Master is from the University of Washington.
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