Field Trips: Bug Hunting, Animal Tracking, Bird-Watching, Shore Walking

Jim Arnosky, Author HarperCollins Publishers $17.99 (96p) ISBN 978-0-688-15172-0

Children's NOTES For the Great Outdoors Nature enthusiasts will appreciate Field Trips: Bug Hunting, Animal Tracking, Bird-Watching and Shore Walking by Jim Arnosky. Designed as a scientific notebook, this sturdy volume prepares readers for extended outdoor excursions (e.g., the author recommends applying insect repellant and wearing a hat to ward off ticks), suggests various habitats for study and offers sample notebook pages for budding scientists to record observations and drawings. Detailed b&w illustrations help readers identify animals and their tracks. (Apr.)