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This guide describes and illustrates, in full color, the plants and animals that live in or near ponds, lakes, streams, and wetlands. It includes surface-dwelling creatures as well as those of open water, the bottom, and the shore and tells how various animals and plants live together in a community.
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Where and when to look
Observing and collecting speci
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Paperback, 160 pages
Published April 14th 2001 by Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press (first published 1967)
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Maria Hagen
Feb 28, 2014 rated it liked it
This book had the format of a reference book, not one that I would actually read for fun. It was highly informative, very dense, but I felt that it would serve me little if I actually saw something in a pond and wanted to look it up.
As a child I would only have skimmed through the pictures of this book, but it would be something I might take into the woods with me if I hike with children.
There is a lot of very scientific vocabulary that would be difficult for a child to understand. I think it i
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Morgan
Nov 10, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: real Americans, their allies, and their enemies
Recommended to Morgan by: The Free Library of Philadelphia
Election Night distraction #2 told me exactly what I wanted to know: how ponds are formed, how living things arrive to inhabit said ponds, and what exactly is the difference between a pond and a lake. Nice pictures, easy reading, a refreshing calm before a beautiful storm.
Jason Courtney
Jul 19, 2007 rated it it was amazing
I have the original 67 publication of this classic, a must read for any kid...I found it rummaging through an old trunk...my four year old has fallen in love with it, just like I did when I was his age.
Sheila Myers
Jan 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: wildlife
A good field guide to pond life for younger readers.
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Apr 24, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: childhood
If you are a kid who spends most of your time playing around in swamps, this book is a must-have.
Eric
Feb 04, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
As a kid living on a farm and fascinated by the life around me, this guide was indispensible!
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Shelves: nonfiction, nature
Another great guide from St. Martin's
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