Backyard Explorer Leaf & Tree Guide

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Workman Pub., 1989 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Kids are born nature detectives, and the backyard explorer kit brings the joy and adventure of discovery to what kids do naturally. Comprising the Tree & Leaf Guide, a Leaf Collecting Album, and a see-through heavy plastic collecting envelope, it's the young naturalist's complete tree primer. The fully illustrated Tree & Leaf Guide shows examples of all the major leaf and needle shapes, and lists the common trees they match up with. It explains how to press leaves and mount them in the Leaf Collecting Album. With leaf and tree projects for all year round, the backyard explorer kit is a wonderful introduction to the yard, the park, or the woods.

Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club. Suitable for ages 5-10. 245,000 copies in print.

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Contents

Investigating Trees
5
Two Kinds of Trees
11
The Collecting Guide
20
Smoothedged Simple Leaf
26
and Berries
39
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About the author (1989)

Rona Beame is a freelance writer and photographer who lives in Somers, New York.

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