One Small Square: Woods: Woods by Donald Silver

One Small Square: Woods: Woods

byDonald Silver, Patricia Wynne

Paperback | September 22, 1997

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The woods are full of puzzles to be solved, clues to be found. Inspired by this book's hints and fun-filled experiments and activities, and using only simple equipment, young readers unlock the closely guarded secrets of the woods­­from the strange meetings of lazy butterflies, to the miraculous "walking" of a twig, to the riddle of why the leaves turn color and fall. One small square at a time, these "detectives" plunge deeper and deeper into ancient mysteries­­without ever getting lost. Beautifully illustrated, Woods offers a picture field guide, a glossary-index, and a resource list.

About The Author

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 Book­­all illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne. Patricia J. Wynne's illus...

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Title:One Small Square: Woods: WoodsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9 × 9 × 0.11 inPublished:September 22, 1997Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0070579334

ISBN - 13:9780070579330

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 9

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Table of Contents

Introduction.One Small Square of Woods.Catch a Falling Clue.Whodunit.Barking Up a Tree.Nobody Said.Get Carried Away.In a Nutshell.Wanted: Dead and Alive.In Winter's Grip.In a Hurry.A Tale Told by a Clue.Clued In.

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What causes the leaves to fall? Why does the chirpy chipmunk need so many nuts? With a little detective work and some simple equipment, young readers can uncover the secret life of the woods, plunging deeper and deeper--without getting lost--one small square at a time. Full color.