Random House Catch a Crayfish, Count the Stars
Random House Catch a Crayfish, Count the Stars

Catch a Crayfish, Count the Stars

By Steven Rinella


Publication Date: June 13, 2023

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Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7

A hands-on, gloves-off, muddy boots activity book for young adventurers ages 8 and up, offering fun projects and adventures to build lifelong skills and knowledge about the natural world—from the host of MeatEater and New York Times bestselling author of The MeatEater Guide to Wilderness Skills and Survival

Does climbing a tree, building a bug hotel, spearing a bullfrog, stalking wild animals, and scouting for petrified wood sound more fun than homework or chores? If so, this guide is your perfect companion to endless summer days and rainy fall afternoons alike. Filled with advice, insights, and activities to inspire wonder and excitement about the natural world, Catch a Crayfish, Count the Stars is a curious kid’s treasure trove, filled to the brim with outdoor projects, skills, and adventures complete with illustrations. The book presents a ton of fun and exciting ways to explore the natural world, like:

building an outdoor exploration kitidentifying constellations and navigating using the sun and starscollecting fossils and other geological wonderstracking animals and following weather patternsmaking your own compassgrowing your own fruits and vegetables Building survival shelters and primitive hunting weaponsfishing, hunting, and foraging for wild foodsmaking cool art projects using natural materials

A must-have guide for budding naturalists, scientists, gardeners, anglers, foragers, and hunters, Catch a Crayfish, Count the Stars helps get kids out into nature, imparting lifelong knowledge and skills along the way.

The finished book will be printed throughout in two color. This advance edition includes a select number of two-color pages as a sample.

About the Author

Steven Rinella is an outdoorsman, writer, wild foods enthusiast, and television and podcast personality who is a passionate advocate for conservation and the protection of public lands. Rinella is the host of the television show and podcast MeatEater; his last two books are the New York Times bestsellers Outdoor Kids in an Inside World and The MeatEater Guide to Wilderness Skills and Survival. His writing has appeared in many publications, including Outside, Field & Stream, and The New Yorker. Rinella lives in Bozeman, Montana, with his wife and their three kids.

Author Residence: Bozeman, MT

Author Hometown: Twin Lakes, MI

Format: Hardcover Paper over boards

Length: 368 pages

Publisher: Random House

Publication Date: June 13, 2023

ISBN: 9780593448977

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