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When We Go Camping

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Publisher Comments:

In this beautifully illustrated book, one busy family finds lots to do from sun up to sunset. At the campsite, theres wood to chop for the fire and fish to catch. And theres lots of time to explore, climb rocks, splash in the lake, and discover animals in the shadows of the woods. As afternoon turns to evening, supper needs to be made, and just before bed, stories are told around the campfire.

When We Go Camping is as instructional as it is delightful. Each painting highlights the tracks of one animal, which curve from the text into the illustration. Readers can turn to the glossary for more details about the wildlife depicted on each page.

When We Go Camping is a perfect way to preserve summer memories all year long.

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Synopsis:

What could be more fun than a day of camping? There's wood to chop for the campfire and fish to catch for lunch. Then it's time to go exploring, climbing rocks, splashing in mountain lakes while looking for minnows, and spying animals among the shadows of the woods. As afternoon turns to evening, there's supper to get ready and stargazing by the campfire before unrolling sleeping bags and the end of a perfect day.
"When We Go Camping is as instructive as it is delightful. Each painting highlights the tracks of one animal, which curve from the text into the illustration, and readers can turn to a helpful glossary for more details about the wildlife depicted.

"From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Margriet Ruurs is the author of many books for children, including Wild Babies and A Mountain Alphabet. She has a Masters Degree in Education and has spent her adult life both writing books for children and teaching children about books. She has spent a great deal of time hiking and camping in the mountains and traveling. Margriet Ruurs has lived across North America, and now makes her home in Oregon.

Andrew Kiss came to Canada from Hungary in 1957. He grew up in Vancouver, where he taught himself how to paint. He paints wildlife and landscapes and has spent much of his life traveling the world to see his subjects in their native habitats. Andrew Kisss work has been exhibited across North America and Europe.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780887766855
Author:
Kiss, Andrew
Publisher:
Tundra Books (NY)
Illustrator:
Kiss, Andrew
Author:
illustrated by Andrew Kiss
Author:
Kiss, Andrew
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20040431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9.22x7.56x.20 in. .30 lbs.
Age Level:
from 6 up to 9

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"Synopsis" by , What could be more fun than a day of camping? There's wood to chop for the campfire and fish to catch for lunch. Then it's time to go exploring, climbing rocks, splashing in mountain lakes while looking for minnows, and spying animals among the shadows of the woods. As afternoon turns to evening, there's supper to get ready and stargazing by the campfire before unrolling sleeping bags and the end of a perfect day.
"When We Go Camping is as instructive as it is delightful. Each painting highlights the tracks of one animal, which curve from the text into the illustration, and readers can turn to a helpful glossary for more details about the wildlife depicted.

"From the Hardcover edition.

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