Author: Celia Gallais

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The Girl's Book of Adventure - The Little Guidebook for Smart and Resourceful Girls

The Girl's Book of Adventure
  • Stars
  • Number: 9780764166105
  • Release: 2013-07-01
  • Authors: Michele Lecreux, Celia Gallais
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Kids: Children's, Kids: Middle Grade
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
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Girls who take pleasure in crafts activities, and who enjoy the outdoors and nature will love this activity book. It's packed with color illustrations, things to make and do, and ideas for outdoor activities. Instructions, tips, and information on some of the book's many topics include--

How to identify seasonal fruits, vegetables, and herbs How to take professional-looking photos and create good-looking photo albums How to make paper jewelry How to make herbal teas and delicious fruit desserts How to dress and pack for hiking and camping activities How to construct imaginative musical instruments How to weave containers and baskets

Here too are instructions for outdoor games, ideas for hiking trips and nature watching, first-aid instruction, and more--a total of 60 themes that are of special interest to girls. This book's sturdy construction makes it ideal for taking along on outdoor activities. An elastic band bound into the back cover can be stretched over book pages for use as a place marker. Color illustrations on every page.


The Boy's Book of Adventure - The Little Guidebook for Smart and Resourceful Boys

The Boy's Book of Adventure
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9780764166112
  • Release: 2013-07-01
  • Authors: Michele Lecreux, Celia Gallais
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Kids: Children's, Kids: Middle Grade
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
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Here's an exciting book packed with facts about nature, ideas for outdoor activities, and fun-to-do crafts projects that will keep boys interested and busy all year around. It's filled with color illustrations and diagrams that teach kids--

How to recognize different kinds of insects and observe their activities How to identify different kinds of rocks How to read a topographic map How to construct a camper's backpack How to tie sailors' knots How to build a periscope . . . and much more

Camping advice and instruction includes ways to protect against the weather, first-aid for injuries, advice on using a compass, tips for studying the night sky, identifying birds, and much more. The book's wide array of topics and sturdy construction makes it an ideal outdoor companion for hiking and camping excursions. An elastic band bound into the back cover can be stretched over pages and used as a place marker. Color illustrations on every page.