Publication Date: August 17, 2021
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Ages 8 to 12
Step into a delightful world of plants with this reproduction of the classic children's field guide by Mrs. William Starr Dana.Originally published in 1896, bestselling author and naturalist Frances Theodora Parsons, writing under her married name, wanted to create a "childr's reading book" designed to help children develop their reading skills while learning all about plants and developing a "lifelong interest in nature."Full of intricate sketches and illustrations and designed to follow plant's lives throughout a child's school year, this children's botany guide is full of interesting details told through a sweet and friendly narration. Listed as one of the 50 best children's books of its day, this guide is a delight for modern learners, readers, and botanical enthusiasts.
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