Synopses & Reviews
Its only natural that you will love this touch-and-feel adventure by Maurice Pledger.
From spotted moths to sneaky mice to striped snakes, meet all sorts of forest friends as you travel through the woods. In this age-appropriate adventure for children ages 3 and older, youll find a touchable texture on every page and learn a little about the wonders and dangers you can expect to encounter in the forest. Furry, rough, soft, woolly, leathery, or velvety--increase vocabulary, discover sensory learning, and get to know how different each animal looks and feels.
Nature Trails: In the Woods lets you feel your way through the forest to get to know the many different creatures and animals that live there.
About the Author
is an internationally-acclaimed artist known for his realistic and detailed illustrations of animals and wildlife. He's had no formal art training, but achieves the realism and detail in his beautiful artwork by spending hours in the field observing, sketching, and studying his subjects in their natural environment. First published at age 17, he has since had his illustrations featured on greeting cards, prints, gifts, and books. He has created several successful series, including Sounds of the Wild
, Nature Trails
, and Pledger Sticker Books
. He was the recipient of the 1992 Francis Williams Illustration Award for the Best Descriptive Illustration. This honor is given only once every 5 years by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. He lives in Hertfordshire, U.K.