On their travels up the East Coast, the author and his wife describe the wildlife they encounter in different salt marshes, from Florida's Banana River to Bombay Hook on the Delaware shore.---from the publisher
What is a salt marsh? Do you know why low tide is the best time to see water birds there? Find out by following Jim Arnosky along the coast from Florida's Banana River to Bombay Hook on the Delaware shore. Protected from the sea, salt marshes are a wonderful place to watch all sorts of wildlife, from pelicans to bears.
Jim Arnosky's large, color-saturated illustrations and sharp sketches bring out the beauty of the natural world.
Birds, manatees, and even wild ponies await you in the pages of this gorgeously illustrated book. Jim Arnosky's vivid art and careful observations of wildlife make him the leading naturalist writing and illustrating for children today. ---from the publisher
32 pages 978-0688171179 Ages 7-10
Keywords: nature, observing, habitat, marsh, birds, science, Science Curriculum, wildlife, outdoors, information, informational picture book, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old
See also: Wild Ponies