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Rachel and Sammy Visit the Prairie (Rachel Raccoon and Sammy Skunk)

4.92  ·  Rating details ·  12 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Rachel and Sammy Visit the Prairie is an exceptional tool for teaching children about life on a Midwest prairie. With an entertaining and educational storyline, vivid photos plus realistic illustrations, the book will encourage readers to dive into the great outdoors and learn more about the natural world. This little story on the prairie will teach children all about prai ...more
Paperback, 52 pages
Published November 10th 2009 by Strategic Book Publishing
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Leyla Atke
Feb 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Rachel and Sammy Visit the Prairie by Jannifer Powelson is the first of the awesome children's books from Rachel Racoon and Sammy Skunk Series. Rachel and Sammy meet one day and decide to visit the prairie to see amazing prairie plants and wildflowers. Prairies contain a mixture of grasses and wildflowers. Rachel and Sammy love to study nature. During a hiking tour through the prairie, they explore a lot of beautiful and interesting prairie plants and wildflowers.

I liked a thorough description o
Marta Moran Bishop
A brilliant look at the wildflowers and plants of the prairie as Rachel the Raccoon takes her friend Sammy the Skunk on a day trip into the Midwest prairie.

Jannifer Powelson has written a book that will be a magical way for children to learn about the different plants of the Prairie. It's beautifully illustrated pages highlight and delight the eyes, bringing the world alive to the young.

Even as an adult, I found this book interesting and informative. It would be a lovely way to teach a child abo
Kristi Bernard
Aug 06, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Rachel Raccoon and Sammy Skunk are going out to enjoy a walk. Rachel decides to take Sammy for a stroll through a beautiful prairie. Rachel teaches Sammy that prairies have many types of grasses and wild flowers. In the Midwest, several inches of rainfall make most of the grasses and wild flowers grow very tall.

Big Bluestem is a grass that is bluish-purple and grows very tall in the prairie and is the most common type of prairie plant. The Prairie Cone flower is a yellow wild flower that has a c
Mar 11, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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Rachel and Sammy Visit the Prairie by Jannifer Powelson is a wonderful story that teaches children about the plants and flowers that can be found in the prairie. Children follow Rachel Raccoon and her friend Sammy Skunk as they explore the prairie near their home. Rachel acts as Sammy's guide as they discover many of the plants that grow wild in the prairie.

Something that makes this story so special is the use of actual pictures of the plant life. The book still has traditional illustrations th
Mary Ryall
Mar 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This is a wonderful way for children to learn about native plants. I was impressed by the book. I asked our Public Library, in Shell Lake, WI to order the book for the children's library. Happy Tonics a nonprofit environmental education organization implemented a remnant native restored tallgrass prairie and we photograph plants. I think Jannifer Plwelson came up with a unique way to publish a children's environmental teaching book.
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