Open the door to wonder and explore the abundance of curious objects such as amazing rocks and minerals, microscopic life, plants, animals and more. Young readers will love exploring The Wonders of Nature through this stunning nature encyclopedia filled with reference pages packed with fascinating information. Budding naturalists will be deeply engaged as they learn about this collection of 100 remarkable items from the natural world, from orchids to opals and lichens to lizards and so much more! Each plant, animal, and rock is shown through illustrations and photographs, providing children an opportunity to pore over the detailed close-up images.
Told in a storybook style, the descriptions encourage kids to discover the myths and legends surrounding both organisms and gemstones, as well as key facts about their natural history. Find out how the prowling jaguar uses spots to avoid being spotted, why a sticky sundew means big trouble for insects, and what on Earth a radiolarian is.
The engaging storybook-style descriptions and simple text bring to light the wonders of nature, making it ideal for curious children aged 6-9 who love to spot things when exploring outside and want to learn more about the beautiful and mysterious natural world.