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Swamp by Donald Silver
Book DescriptionFrom bugs to birds...from mosses to manatees...a swamp is a complex ecosystem. But young readers won't be swamped during this amazingly accessible wade through a small square of wetlands, filled with exotic wildlife. Here is a fascinating look at the characteristics of swamp life...and the reasons why its survival is so important. Beautifully illustrated, with fun-to-do experiments and activities, a swamp field guide, and a picture-glossary index, and resource list, this work is from the "One Small Square" series, called "science education at its best" by "Science Books and Films".
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780070579262
(228mm x 228mm x 4mm)
Imprint: McGraw-Hill Professional
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1997
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Donald Silver
Coral Reef, Paperback (October 1997)
Suitable for ages 6 - 9, this title dives into a silent watery world where tiny coral animals grow together to form rock gardens of white, pink, and red-orange. It explores the action-packed undersea circus, jaws snap, tentacles sting, ink gets squirted, and fish suddenly glow while animals that look like plants sway gently.
Cactus Desert, Paperback (October 1997)
Children ages 6-9 look a little closer to find tortoises, toads, and lizards, not to mention the scary rattlesnake and scorpion. This title explores the enchantments of cactus country - plants send their roots deep into the earth to find water, and beetles stand on their head and shoot a stinky spray to fight off enemies.
Cave, Paperback (October 1997)
Includes illustrations of various habitats and its creatures. This title covers mammals, insects, plants, birds, fish, amphibians, bacteria, and the ecosystems in which they live.
Woods, Paperback (October 1997)» View all books by Donald Silver
The woods are full of puzzles to be solved, clues to be found. This illustrated work offers a picture field guide, a glossary-index, and a resource list. It contains fun-to-do experiments and activities that helps reveal the secrets of the woods - from the strange meetings of lazy butterflies, to the miraculous "walking" of a twig.
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Author Biography - Donald Silver
Donald M. Silver is the author of more than 40 science books for children and teachers alike. In addition to the award-winning One Small Square series, he has written The Animal World, Why Save the Rain Forest?, Extinction Is Forever, and The Dinosaur Activity Book --all illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne. Patricia J. Wynne's illustrations have also appeared in Scientific American, Natural History, and The New York Times as well as in the highly praised books Hungry, Hungry Sharks, and The Human Body. Both the author and illustrator live in New York City.
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