One Small Square: Swamp

One Small Square: Swamp

One Small Square
by Donald M. Silver, Patricia J. Wynne, Patricia J. Wynne (Illustrator)
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Trade Paperback, 47 pages
Price: $11.00

The water is shallow and murky. The ground is squishy. The air is muggy, and the whole place is buggy. Millipedes chomp on rotting ferns and mosses. A dragonfly devours other insects in midair. The trees have "knees". . .there are manatess. . .quick sly snappers and green flytrappers.

With this book, you can explore one small square of a swamp from the boardwalk in a park. . .at a nature preserve. . .or at home. This is a welcome addition to the critically acclaimed One Small Square science and nature series for children ages 7 and up.

This book includes:

  • Stunning, full-color illustrations of the habitat and its creatures
  • Motivating experiments and activities, along with clear, diagrammed instructions and safety tips
  • A picture field guide of the habitat
  • A glossary-index and resource list
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