Bushcraft Kid: Survive in the Wild and Have Fun Doing It! 2022 ages 10+
by Dan Wowak
How cool would it be to know how to build a fire, build your own shelter, find your food (and cook it too), and survive almost any environment? Now you can learn all the basic bushcraft skills from expert survivalist Dan Wowak. You’ll learn how to build the perfect fire, how to build all types of shelters, how to navigate your way through all types of terrain, how to forage for food, how to identify all types of plants and animals, and how to live the bushcraft way of life. And the best thing of all? You’ll have an absolute blast doing it!
Do it Yourself Bushcraft: A Book of the Big Outdoors 2017
by Daniel Beard
Boy Scouts co-founder and avid outdoorsman Uncle Dan Beard provides a clear, enthusiastic introduction to the joys of camping, trapping, and outdoor survival. Originally published nearly a century ago, this engagingly written and charmingly illustrated guide provides an atmospheric reminder of a simpler time. Filled with timeless wisdom on conversing with nature, the book also constitutes a source of practical tips, offering advice on fishing, canoeing, and other aspects of outdoor life. Fishing-related instruction includes information on how to catch minnows, how to make a dip net, fly fishing, bait casting, and much more. Readers can learn how to stalk, to photograph, and even to capture wild animals with their bare hands. They'll also discover how to build a canvas canoe and a dugout canoe, how to make a portage, how to handle a canoe, how to row a boat, and the names of all the parts of boats. This ageless volume will prove a helpful companion to hunters, fishermen, campers, backpackers, Scouts, and anyone who enjoys outdoor recreation and the thrill of bushcraft.
Pass the Energy, Please! 2000 ages 6-12
by Barbara Shaw McKinney, illustrated by Chad Wallace
Each of nature's creatures "passes the energy" in its own unique way. In this upbeat rhyming story, the food chain connects herbivores, carnivores, insects and plants together in a fascinating circle of players. All beings on Earth from the anchovy to the zooplankton depend upon the green plant, which is the hero of the story. Barbara McKinney's special talent shines again (see also A Drop Around the World) for being able to present the science curriculum so concisely, creatively, and cleverly.
Trout Are Made of Trees 2008 ages 4-8
by April Pulley Sayre, illustrated by Kate Endle
How can a leaf become a fish? Join two young children and their dads to find out, as they observe life in and around a stream. Energetic collage art and simple, lyrical text depict the ways plants and animals are connected in the food web. Back matter provides information about the trout life cycle as well as conservation efforts that kids can do themselves.
Who Eats What?: Food Chains and Food Webs 2016 ages 4-8
by Patricia Lauber, Illustrated by Holly Keller
What do you and a tuna have in common? You are both part of a food chain that begins with green things and ends with you! Other important questions answered in this book include: Can you get energy from sunlight? Why is every link in a food chain important?
Who Eats What? 2018 ages 3-5
by Stephani Babin, illustrated by Kiko
Discover match-and-learn fun for preschoolers: What does the frog in the garden eat? What does the pig on the farm eat? What does the bear in the forest eat? Young children will delight in sliding the panels to find out just what the 36 animals in this book like to eat, chew, and nibble on! They will also learn about the habitats of the various creatures. It's a wildly informative adventure that little ones will enjoy time and time again!