Forest Explorer: A Life-Sized Field Guide
Nic Bishop / Author Scholastic Press $18.99 (48p) ISBN 978-0-4
Forest Explorer: A Life-Size Field Guide by Nic Bishop uses actual-size photographs of forest-dwelling insects, mammals, reptiles and more to teach aspiring scientists about this accessible habitat. The forest's realm unfolds through the year and the book includes the eating habits and life cycles of its many animals (neatly catalogued in a photographic index). Bishop also includes projects for nature lovers, which animals to look for in different seasons and precautions to take when exploring.
Reviewed on: 02/01/2004