This children’s activity book takes the reader through the various stages of building a skyscraper – from making a model city, through design of the building and problem-solving, to the actual construction of the tower from foundation to finished structure.
Can animals really talk? In How to Talk to Your Animals, Jean Craighead George turns her attention away from animals in the wild to those in our homes in this practical look at the ways our pets speak to us. Based upon the work of contemporary naturalists, psychologists, and zoologists, George explains the sometimes eerie phenomenon of unspoken communication observed by many pet owners, as well as the signals that our animal companions use to decide whether humans are friend or foe. Filled with loving stories of real animals “talking” to humans, this book will warm the heart of anyone who has ever loved an animal. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Jean Craighead George, including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.
Some of the information is outdated and issues of with spay and neutering personality changes are not address properly. Also some comments stated that much of the horse info has been proven wrong and dangerous to do. This is a disclaimer with a suggestion to read more updated methods before accepting everything suggested in this book.
Generations of readers have escaped into the woods with My Side of the Mountain, the story of a city boy named Sam who learns to live in the wild. Now, Newbery winner Jean Craighead George offers an easy-to-follow guide for fans who want to live the adventure?just like Sam. Learn how to start a fire, build a shelter, catch a fish, identify useful plants, and much more. Hands-on activities are perfect for backyard campers or an afternoon stroll through the park. Illustrated with black-and-white drawings and packed with activities, naturalist trivia, and practical wilderness tips, this entertaining and informative handbook is your guide to outdoor fun.