Synopses & Reviews
Following Meriwether Lewis and William Clarks Corps of Discovery as they navigate the muddy Missouri River and begin a great adventure, this activity book is set against the background of the vast North American continent. It takes children from President Jeffersons vision of an exploratory mission across a continent full of unique plants and animals through their dangerous and challenging journey into the unknown to the expeditions triumphant return to the frontier town of St. Louis. Twenty-one activities bring to life the Native American tribes they encountered, the plants and animals they discovered, and the camping and navigating techniques they used. A glossary of terms and listings of Lewis and Clark sites, museums, and related websites round out this comprehensive activity book.
"Lively and informative." Albemarle
"Just about the best book on the subject for young children." Statesman Journal
"Marvelous." The Independent
Twenty-one activities explore how Impressionist artists lived, painted, and thrilled to the vibrant life of Paris at the approach of the 20th century. Illustrations.
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"A good choice for young history buffs." The Chicago Tribune"Just about the best book on the subject for young children." Statesman Journal"Lively and informative." Albemarle"Marvelous." The Independent"A valuable trip into the past...an adventure almost good as being there two hundred years ago!" The Kaleidoscope