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Dear Children,—If you were old enough to go to the bookseller and ask for a book that would tell you about the flowers you see growing in the woods and fields in spring and summer-time, you would find there were already a great many books which had been written with that purpose.
If you examined [...]Continue Reading →
This ebook is fairly short and would be fun for a unit study.
Learn how mushrooms are cultured, grown, and harvested. The book also details the various types of common mushrooms, as well as which ones are edible and how to cook them.
There are great illustrations of the mushrooms as well as [...]Continue Reading →
For the young collector! Peter Gray and B.B. Woodward from the British Museum of Natural History share their knowledge of plants, shells, and fossils you can find in the sea.
There are sections on collecting, storing, and classifying specimens. Illustrations decorate the book throughout.
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A supplementary reader, this is one of a series of books that collected poems and stories about nature, geography, and history in order to entice children to curiosity about such things.
168+ pages of living nature selections make this book a great addition [...]Continue Reading →
Everyone loves flowers. They are the beauty of nature. These two books explore the delicate makeup of flowers, as well as the plants that produce them.
There are plenty of great illustrations to visualize the living botany lessons in these volumes. They [...]Continue Reading →
This first level reader contains stories, pictures, and poetry for each month corresponding to the traditional school year.
Bonus: Each section has a list of words that would serve as a vocabulary list!
This is a beautiful book. Children will learn about bees, seeds, animals, and more as they read the [...]Continue Reading →
An Introduction to the Enjoyment and Understanding of Nature
You are going to love this book!
Written in 1952, Exploring Nature With Your Child is an awesome companion to any nature study. It contains 470+ pages of information on studying all aspects of nature with your children.
Some of the topics covered:
Birds [...]Continue Reading →
A wild, adventurous “living book” with plenty of illustrations! Most of the stories deal with how things work or curiosities of nature but some of them are pure fiction.
From the preface:
Come along, boys and girls! We are off on our rambles. But please do not ask me where we [...]Continue Reading →
A book for little folk who want to make gardens and don’t know how.
The book details flower gardening, market gardening, [...]Continue Reading →