Synopses & Reviews
For visitors traveling with children, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew are a wonderfully exciting, not to mention educational, destination for a day trip. This action-packed source of fun facts and activities is the ultimate resource for that trip. Aimed at seven- to eleven-year-olds, this interactive guide is jam-packed with activities that will delight any childand#8212;from wildlife watches to dinosaur trivia, from steamy jungle outings to stickers with which to keep track of plants spotted. An easy-to-use fold-out map helps parent and child navigate the Gardens and the many quizzes, jokes, crosswords, and other activities help children savor the trip once home.
Kids' Kew also contains an important conservation message, educating children about the many projects Kew Gardens has underway to help save wild plants from around the worldand#8212;and teaching them what they can do to help. Educational yet thoroughly entertaining, this beautifully illustrated official guide will help children and grown-ups understand why Kew is so important to the world.
"With this sparkling new guide book, the adventure doesn't stop when the Gardens close for the night."and#8212;The Visitor
About the Author
Miranda MacQuitty is a science writer, biologist, and children's book author. Her most recent books include Secret Worlds: Shark, DK Eyewitness: Desert, and DK Eyewitness: Ocean.