9780070579330

One Small Square: Woods

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  • ISBN13:

    9780070579330

  • ISBN10:

    0070579334

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1997-09-22
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

The woods are full of puzzles to be solved, clues to be found. Inspired by this book's hints and fun-filled experiments and activities, and using only simple equipment, young readers unlock the closely guarded secrets of the woodsshy;shy;from the strange meetings of lazy butterflies, to the miraculous "walking" of a twig, to the riddle of why the leaves turn color and fall. One small square at a time, these "detectives" plunge deeper and deeper into ancient mysteriesshy;shy;without ever getting lost. Beautifully illustrated,Woodsoffers a picture field guide, a glossary-index, and a resource list.

Author Biography

Donald M. Silver is the author of more than 40 science books for children and teachers alike. In addition to the award-winning One Small Square series, he has written The Animal World, Why Save the Rain Forest?, Extinction Is Forever, and The Dinosaur Activity Book­­all illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne.

Patricia J. Wynne's illustrations have also appeared in Scientific American, Natural History, and the New York Times as well as in the highy praised books Hungry, Hungry Sharks, and The Human Body.

Table of Contents

Introduction.One Small Square of Woods.Catch a Falling Clue.Whodunit.Barking Up a Tree.Nobody Said.Get Carried Away.In a Nutshell.Wanted: Dead and Alive.In Winter's Grip.In a Hurry.A Tale Told by a Clue.Clued In.

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