Odd Dot Outdoor School: Tree, Wildflower, and Mushroom Spotting
Odd Dot Outdoor School: Tree, Wildflower, and Mushroom Spotting

Outdoor School: Tree, Wildflower, and Mushroom Spotting

By Mary Kay Carson


Publication Date: February 28, 2023

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Ages 10 to 14

Nature is in session!

With 448 full-color, highly illustrated pages, Outdoor School is your indispensable tool for the outdoors. This interactive field guide to plant and mushroom spotting includes:

- Immersive activities to get you exploring

- Write-in sections to journal about experiences

- Next-level adventures to challenge even seasoned nature lovers.

No experience is required—only curiosity and courage. Inside you’ll find easy-to-follow instructions on how to:

- Grow mushrooms with cardboard

- Compare bark types

- Count tree rings

- Survey leaf patterns

- Create fern spore prints

- Press and preserve wildflowers

And so much more!

About the Author

Mary Kay Carson is the author of more than fifty nonfiction books for young people. She’s written six titles in the acclaimed Scientists in the Field series, including Park Scientists: Gila Monsters, Geysers, and Grizzly Bears in America's Own Backyard and The Bat Scientists, an ALA 2011 Notable Children's Books for Middle Readers. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, with her photographer husband, Tom Uhlman.

John D. Dawson has created art spanning four decades, from early years in advertising art to freelance work for the US Postal Service, National Park Service, United Nations, National Wildlife Federation, National Geographic Society, the Audubon Society, and the Golden Guide books. He and his wife Kathleen have lived on the Big Island of Hawaii since 1989.

Format: Trade Paperback

Length: 416 pages

Publisher: Odd Dot

Publication Date: February 28, 2023

ISBN: 9781250750617

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