Release on 2020-04-07 | by Claire Grace,Kate Siber
Author: Claire Grace,Kate Siber
Pubpsher: Wide Eyed Editions
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
The perfect companion to the best-selling reference National Parks of the USA, this lushly illustrated activity book is packed with wildlife and nature facts, park trivia, spotters guides, and a kaleidoscope of activities including coloring, puzzles, quizzes, and more. Get ready for a journey like no other! Follow the park animals as you find your way through a seemingly never-ending maze, spot the difference between some amazing creepy crawlies, complete a ferocious crossword full of hungry predators, find your feathered park friends in a bird word search, design your very own national park, and so much more! Use the spotters guide for each park to see if you can find grunting northern elephant seals, fluttering hummingbirds, bounding snowshoe hares, and lots of other wonderful creatures. Bite-sized information and awesome facts about the national parks are scattered throughout, with over 50 stickers to get creative with at the back of the book. Celebrate the wonder of America’s national parks with this fun-filled activity book. Just what you need for any long trip! Brimming with facts, activities, and beautiful illustrations, the National Parks of the USA series of books immerses young people in the wonders of America’s outdoors. Learn about the wonderful wildlife, stunning scenery, and rare plants that inhabit these precious outdoor spaces. Celebrate these beautiful and rare locations, and be awed by the diversity and grandeur of the national parks’ living landscapes.
A stunning photography book featuring all 59 U.S. National Parks, published to coincide with the National Parks Service’s centennial The National Parks of the United States is a stunning tribute to some of the most spectacular and diverse scenery in the world. From the peaks of Colorado to the glaciers of Alaska, from the volcanoes of Hawaii to the everglades of Florida, this handsome volume features all 59 National Parks, even the de-listed, forgotten three located in Michigan, North Dakota, and Oklahoma. The book also provides useful details for each park including nearest city, coordinates, and size. Adding further inspirational content are personal reflections on the area quoted from a variety of perspectives, including park rangers, explorers and famous personalities such as Mark Twain, Babe Ruth and Harry S. Truman. With a map overview of all the parks and sections dedicated to the wildlife and other protected areas, this book is a complete, breathtaking compilation of the splendor the United States park system has to offer.
From recreation areas and trails to historic sites, from nature hikes to seashores, this comprehensive travel guide and reference to the United States National Parks has been completely revised and updated, with a brand-new cover, more than 30 new photos, and 15 new properties that have been approved by President Barack Obama since the publication of the first edition. The ultimate travel planner and reference guide for all things national parks, this 544-page resource from National Geographic is filled with full-color photos, detailed maps, historical background, and practical facts on the location of the park system properties, as well as the best times to visit and top-rated activities.