Touch a Butterfly: Wildlife Gardening with Kids

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Roost Books, 2013 - Family & Relationships - 207 pages
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Turn your garden into a hummingbird hotspot, a haven for butterflies, and a thriving ecosystem that will delight and inspire the young and young-at-heart and  Gardening with children is a pleasure in itself, but when you learn to include wildlife in your plans, gardening becomes an even more joyful family experience. Creating a garden that invites wildlife opens up a wider world of nature for investigation, inspiration, and delight. Begin to see your yard from an animalandrsquo;s perspective; discover plants that attract colorful birds and bugs; embrace sensory experiences that native plants and creatures bring; and understand how your yard fits into the surrounding landscape. Along the way you will discover simple ways you can actively support wildlife in your immediate environment, no matter where you live. This family-friendly guide to wildlife gardening leads you on a path to discovery, where trees are transformed into bird and animal habitats, where sunny spots are revered for dragonfly viewing, and where your entire garden becomes an animal-welcoming kingdom.

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Review: Touch a Butterfly: Wildlife Gardening with Kids--Simple Ways to Attract Birds, Butterflies, Toads, and More to Your Garden

User Review  - Jemkagily - Goodreads

I do wish the author could have refrained from plugging her other books every page or two, but this was an outstanding introduction to the joys of having a backyard wildlife habitat. Loads of great photos throughout. Read full review

Review: Touch a Butterfly: Wildlife Gardening with Kids--Simple Ways to Attract Birds, Butterflies, Toads, and More to Your Garden

User Review  - Goodreads

I do wish the author could have refrained from plugging her other books every page or two, but this was an outstanding introduction to the joys of having a backyard wildlife habitat. Loads of great photos throughout. Read full review

About the author (2013)

April Pulley Sayre is the award-winning author of over fifty natural history books for young readers. Sayre has a biology degree from Duke University and editorial experience working at the National Geographic Society and the National Wildlife Federation. She has written books about the climate, weather, andecology of every continent and every biome on Earth, including a twelve-book series on Exploring Earth's Biomes for middle school readers. Her books have been lauded for their lyricism and originality.

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