Nature

Caterpillars, Bugs and Butterflies Take-Along Guide

Caterpillars, Bugs and Butterflies Take-Along Guide

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This fascinating series turns ordinary walks into adventures. Children learn to identify a variety of different plant, animal and insect species.
-- Helps children identify different species.
-- Includes scrapbook pages, for notes or drawings.
-- Features detailed true-to-life illustrations.
Charley Harper Puzzle Birducopia

Charley Harper Puzzle - Birducopia (1000 Piece)

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As an avid naturalist, Charley Harper's life's work was painting the insects, plants, birds, and animals he loved. Early on, his ultrarealisticworks gave way to familiar scenes based on bold geometric shapes, crisp lines, and jolts of unmodulated color. Harper's posters for conservation organizations have become some of his most enjoyed works, skillful and playful menageries of local wildlife. Populated by ferns and fawns, salamanders and scarlet tanagers, Birducopia presents a multitude of creatures from Ohio's Penitentiary Glen. Thoughtfully conceived and engagingly intricate, Pomegranate's 1,000-piecejigsaw puzzles combine superb color reproduction, stunning and unusual images, and sturdy construction to delight generations of novice and veteran puzzleworkers. Box measures 13" x 10" x 1.9". Weighs 1.78 lbs.
Charley Harper Puzzle Woodland Wonders 1000 pieces

Charley Harper Puzzle - Woodland Wonders (1000 Piece)

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Ever a conservationist, Charley Harper transported viewers into the natural world via lively but self-described flat images that don't lay claim to the third dimension. Rather, his paintings of forest fauna and flora, colorful canyons, teeming coral reefs, and above all, brilliant birds, emphasize hard-edged simplicity. Harper's simple geometric shapes, patterns, and vivid colors succintly express the essence of each creature he portrayed. Harper's poster have been published by more than fifty nature- and conservation-oriented organizations, including this one, his first, for the Cincinnati Nature Center in 1977. They have become some of his most enjoyed works--skillful and playful menageries of local wildlife. Box measures 12.75"x9.8"x0.8" . Weighs 1 lb 11.6 oz.
Game CH Spot the Birds Board Game

Charley Harper Spot the Birds Board Game

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Ages 6+. 2-4 Players. 30-60 Minutes.Grab your binoculars and keep an eagle eye to the sky with Charley Harper's Spot the Birds. It'll be a hoot! Peregrinate through the board's five habitats--the Backyard, the Desert, the Woodland, the Wetland, and the Shores--and track each bird you spot. Along the way, you'll discover how to be a good bird steward. But watch out--you'll need to dodge storms, avoid falling in a river, and beware of birds that poop on your head (it happens). Be the first to the Bird Sanctuary, and you'll rule the roost! Measures 8.5"x8.5"x2". Weighs 1 lb 12 oz.
Dooryard Herb Cookbook

Dooryard Herb Cookbook

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This year-round guide is for all who love to cook and eat well. A Dooryard Herb Cookbook contains 133 favorite family recipes from the herb garden of Linda Rago, with specialties for each month of the year. Rago is a traditional Appalachian herb woman who has cooked and gardened with herbs for over 50 years. As Linda takes us through the seasons, a cold January night yields Savory Lentil Soup; on warmer April mornings try Chive Biscuits or Hot Cross Buns on Good Friday. May and June arrive: let’s try May Day Salad, Spring Lamb with Fresh Mint or Strawberry Shortcake with Sweet Woodruff. Linda calls July and August a “traffic jam of herbs”; enjoy Pesto, Applesauce Cake, or Lobster Salad. In September and October empty the herb garden, making Gazpacho, Carrot-Walnut Cake, or Dooryard Herbs Pot Roast. As holidays approach, try using herbs to make Sausage Cornbread Stuffing or Christmas Ham with Herb Vinegar. In addition to all the delicious recipes and herbal folklore, the book also contains eight easy and delightful plans for starting your own herb garden, in the sun or shade; as well as the layout of Linda’s herb garden. If you already like cooking with herbs or would like to learn how, A Dooryard Herb Cookbook is a great resource. Publisher: Qaurrier Press. Paperback, 125 pages. Measures 8.5" x 6" x 0.3". Weighs 6.7 oz.
Fun With Nature Take-Along Guide

Fun With Nature Take-Along Guide

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Fun with Nature helps kids discover the incredible world in their backyards. It is a compilation of seven bestselling titles: Caterpillars, Bugs and Butterflies; Frogs, Toads and Turtles; Snakes, Salamanders and Lizards; Rabbits, Squirrels and Chipmunks; Tracks, Scats and Signs; and Trees, Leaves and Bark. This entertaining book is filled with fascinating facts and awesome activities. Publisher: Northword Press. Hardcover, 288 Pages. Measures 8.75"x8.75"x0.9" . Weighs 2 lbs 6.7 oz.
Night Sky Finder Card Game

Game Night Sky Finder Card Game - Jr. Ranger

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This go-fish card game is out of this world! Find the most cosmic card groups and win the game. Learn interesting facts about planets, stars and othe space objects while you explore the night sky. Ages 4+ Made in the USA. Measures 6.25"x5"x1.5". Weighs 6 oz.
Guide to the Geology & Natural History of the Blue Ridge Mountains

Guide to the Geology & Natural History of the Blue Ridge Mountains

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As you travel along the Blue Ridge Parkway, hike the Appalachian Trail, or visit the national and state parks scattered throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains, you will encounter an incredible variety of natural landscapes, microclimates, and fascinating rock formations. Over millions of years the ecosystems thriving here have evolved into some of the world's most diverse collections of flora and fauna. Full of rich detail and easy to use, this beautifully illustrated full-color guide to the region was written and designed for great accessibility, whether you're a first-time visitor looking to understand the Parkway's spectacular views or an experienced geology or nature enthusiast. Beginning with an overview of the major geological and environmental processes that shape the Blue Ridge, the book includes a series of field guides to specific localities scattered along a 670-mile journey that begins at Catoctin Mountain in Maryland and concludes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee. You will find points of interest along the Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park, and the Blue Ridge Parkway, as well as side trips to nearby sites, including detailed itineraries and information on accommodations, trails, and local attractions. The book concludes with an illustrated identification guide to the Blue Ridge Mountains' many rocks, minerals, trees, plants, flowers, and birds. For those seeking a greater understanding of the inner workings of the geology and natural history of the Blue Ridge, this is an indispensable companion. Publisher: Edgar W. Spencer. Paperback, 388 pages. Measures 6" x 9" x 1". Weighs 1 lb 14.3 oz.
Learning About Birds of Prey with 12 Stickers

Learning About Birds of Prey with 12 Stickers

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The peregrine falcon, a spectacular hunter that feeds mainly on birds in flight, is just one of 12 fascinating birds of prey you'll learn about in this fact-filled little book. You'll also find out about the golden eagle, American kestrel, crested caracara, red-tailed hawk, African fish eagle, king vulture, and five other wild creatures of the air. For each bird, there's a full page of details describing its appearance, hunting patterns, natural habitat, and other characteristics, while a blank space on the page lets you supply the correct peel-and-apply sticker identifying the subject. A great way to combine sticker fun with learning about nature's high-flying predators, this excellent guide is ideal for use at home or in the classroom. Publisher: Dover Publications. Paperback, 12 pages. Measures 4" x 5.75"x0.1". Weighs 0.9 oz.
Learning About Birds with 12 Stickers

Learning About Birds with 12 Stickers

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Youngsters and bird lovers of all ages will enjoy this hands-on activity book. Included are 12 full-color stickers on two plates depicting a flock of familiar birds: red-winged blackbird, Eastern bluebird, house sparrow, scarlet tanager, blue jay, American robin, American goldfinch, white-breasted nuthatch, tufted titmouse, Northern cardinal, downy woodpecker, and Northern oriole. On each page of the book, readers will find a concise, easy-to-read description (color, size, habitat, and other information) of one of the birds, along with a space for a sticker. As children learn about each bird they place the appropriate sticker in the space provided. It's a great way to have fun while absorbing a wealth of information about the birds around us. Publisher: Dover Publications. Paperback, 12 pages. Measures 4" x 5.75"x0.1". Weighs 0.9 oz.