From Our Editors
This is another remarkable collection of natural histories, vital
information, amusing facts, memorable myths and beautiful
illustrations relating to the Ontario wilderness. In
Bennet and Tiner's entertaining
and informative follow-up to Up North, the authors answer
such intriguing questions as why are they called "the dog days" of
summer? and How long is a pilaeated woodpecker's tongue? Nature
enthusiasts and all those who love a good story will not want to
miss this delightful book.
From the Publisher
These enormously popular volumes are the most engrossing and
encyclopedic guides available. Combining easy-to-understand natural
history, amusing trivia, thoughtful observations, and little-known
folklore - about plants, animals, birds, fish, insects, reptiles,
the day sky, the night sky, and the ground we walk on - Up
North and Up North Again are
indispensable companions for every cottager, camper, nature lover,
and trivia buff.
From the Jacket
"Next time you're in the woods, you'll look around with a little
- Toronto Sun
"Highly readable . . . a welcome addition to any cottage library."
- Nature Canada
"Fun, informative, spirited, and cleverly crafted."
- Cottage Life
"An entertaining, fact-filled fireside read."
- Quill & Quire
About the Author
Doug Bennet and Tim Tiner are the authors of the bestselling
guidebooks to Ontario's wilderness Up North and
Up North Again. Veteran birders, canoers, and
campers, they are members of the Federation of Ontario Naturalists
and live in Toronto with their families.
Format: Trade Paperback
Published: May 24, 1997
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0771011156
ISBN - 13: 9780771011153