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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