The Complete Family Nature Guide Author:Jean Reese Worthley Discovery and exploration of the natural world around us- from moss growing in a crack in the sidewalk to a rarely seen bird in a meadow- are the themes of this unique new guidebook for children and parents. — Covering everything from planning field trips and making the equipment you need to identifying lichens, beetles and wildflowers, Jean Wort... more »hley, the "Miss Jean" of public television's popular series "Hodgepodge Lodge," explains the whys of nature with the enthusiasm and ease of someone who has loved the outdoors all her life.
Preserving and protecting our environment is the book's underlying message. The importance of learning by doing, participating and appreciating is stressed in her clear, easy to understand approach to both the living and the non-living aspects of nature.
Rediscover the delight of exploring a field, a sand dune, the underside of a log or a city street, your own backyard, a spider making a web on a windowsill. Learn how to make a terrarium, nature notepaper, sassafras tea, your own raisins, or a campfire meal without pots and pans.
The Complete Family Nature Guide turns the world around us into a fascinating habitat, one as close as a city street or small yard.« less