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In Leapfrogging Through Wetlands young readers (9-12) meet up with carnivorous plants in a northern peat bog, look for hidden animals in a cypress swamp, and visit the estuary cafeteria where the diners are also on the menu! They become wetland detectives, travel through a wetland maze, and migrate with waterfowl. A sheet of full-colored stickers encourages individual creativity. Winner of Three Awards: Parents Choice Parents Media Ben Franklin award winner in category of science/environment
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"Leapfrogging Through Wetlands is one of the most creative and engaging activity books that I have seen on wetlands. Educators will find this book to be an excellent companion to WET The Wonders of Wetlands and to the Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide." (Dennis L. Nelson, Executive Director, The Watercourse Program and Project WET) Leapfrogging Through Wetlands helps young people understand the significance of wetlands in ecosystems throughout North America. Readers learn about the vast array of plant and animal life associated with them. Such knowledge is a first step in wetland preservation." (Jim Fisher, Coordinator, Adopt a Pothole, Delta Waterfowl)About the Author:
Margaret Anderson was born and educated in Scotland and graduated from the University of Edinburgh with honors in biology and genetics. She has worked as a biologist, a statistician, and a writer in England, Canada, and the United States. She is the author of ten novels for young readers, including the award-winning In the Circle of Time and The Ghost Inside the Monitor. Nan Field has a B.S. in biology and science education from the University of Wisconsin and aM.S. in wildlife biology from South Dakota State University. She has taught biology and environmental science at Bellevue Community College, Western Oregon State College, and Oregon State University. In 1988, Nancy and her husband Donald R. Field (a forestry professor at the University of WI, Madison). They have three children, Peggy, Andrew and Don and three grandchildren, Kendall, Reed and Robby.
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Book Description Dog-Eared Publications, 1998. Condition: New. Michael Maydak (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # MB011SJXB3Y
Book Description Dog-Eared Publications, 1998. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0941042189
Book Description Dog Eared Pub, 1998. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 40 pages. 11.00x8.75x0.25 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # 0941042189
Book Description Dog-Eared Publications, 1998. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110941042189