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Outside: A Guide to Discovering Nature - With more than 100 plants and animals, plus an introduction to weather, geology, and the night sky.

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Even if we live in the city, nature is still all around us: clouds and stars, trees and flowers, rocks and beaches, birds, reptiles or mammals. What are we waiting for? Let's jump off the couch and begin exploring!

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Hardcover, 368 pages
Published March 3rd 2016 by Frances Lincoln Children's Bks
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Alex  Baugh
This is another of my favorite books this year. The subtitle is "With more than 100 plants and animals, plus an introduction to weather, geology, and the night sky." What better way to help young readers learn to appreciate the earth than with hand-on activities they can do no matter where they live. The illustrations are rather minimal, with few colors but they are still spot on. This is a great resource book as well as a great activity book and would be ideal for introducing kids to the natura ...more
Joanna
Jan 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Not only is the book beautifully illustrated, it’s also full of good information about any subject that falls under the large category of being outside, but in simple enough terms to help share it with my campers and the other kiddos who come through the Farmpark. Alongside the basic facts are strange ones (frogs used to be used as pregnancy tests????) and fun activities. I’ve got several pages bookmarked to use during the summer (both at camp and on my own time).

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Austin Allred
Jan 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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I got this book through a free giveaway
Good book for young readers, teaching them all things nature.
Shows the different kind of animals, plants, leads into space/clouds/weather
I learned a couple things I was not aware of.
Has a lot of projects/activities for kids to try and learn more.
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