Backyard

Paperback | March 22, 1997

byDonald Silver, Patricia Wynne

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An exciting journey of science discovery is as near as your own backyard. Just one small square is alive with creepers and crawlers, lifters and leapers, singers, buzzers, climbers, builders, and recyclers. Backyard invites children ages 7 and up to become nature lovers by looking, listening, touching, and smelling the world from the ground up! From the unique One Small Square series of science acitivity books. . .where children can explore exotic and familiar ecosystems in detail, one small square at a time.

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Stimulate your child’s senses with an adventure through the backyard. With full-colour illustrations, Backyard encourages children to sharpen their senses by looking, listening, touching and smelling a familiar outdoor environment. From the prickly thistles in the garden to the chirping birds flying overhead, children will feel their s...

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An exciting journey of science discovery is as near as your own backyard. Just one small square is alive with creepers and crawlers, lifters and leapers, singers, buzzers, climbers, builders, and recyclers. Backyard invites children ages 7 and up to become nature lovers by looking, listening, touching, and smelling the world from the g...

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A voyage of scientific discovery is as near as your own backyard. There you'll find a busy hub, full of creepers and crawlers, lifters and leapers, singers, buzzers, climbers, builders, and recyclers. It's a place where children can smell, listen, look, and get a hands-on feel for life--all in one small square of land and air. Backyard...

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 illu...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:47 pages, 9 × 9 × 0.12 inPublished:March 22, 1997Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:007057930X

ISBN - 13:9780070579309

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 9

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Table of Contents

Introduction.The Food Makers.Guests for Dinner.Life Cyclers.Out in the Cold.Making a Living.Definitely Not a Golf Ball.Night Life.Litter ``Bugs''.Watch Out for Traps! More Than Just Dirt.

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Stimulate your child’s senses with an adventure through the backyard. With full-colour illustrations, Backyard encourages children to sharpen their senses by looking, listening, touching and smelling a familiar outdoor environment. From the prickly thistles in the garden to the chirping birds flying overhead, children will feel their senses come alive in their own backyards.