Welcome to New Zealand by Sandra Morris
A Nature Journal

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A gorgeous guide to creating a nature journal that will inspire kids around the world to chronicle what they see in their own backyards.

Kids love to be outside, but it’s easy to miss all the astounding wonders of nature, unless you look closely. Have you ever noticed that ladybugs have different numbers of spots? When you look at a leaf, what do you see: is it pointed or round, long or short, soft or hard? In this stunning idea book, acclaimed author and illustrator Sandra Morris shares her love for the flora and fauna of her native New Zealand and encourages budding scientists to record their own discoveries in creative ways, no matter where they live. Back matter includes a glossary, an index, and a bibliography.
 

About Sandra Morris

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Sandra Morris is an award-winning author and illustrator in her native New Zealand. She has a graduate degree in plant and wildlife illustration, and her work has been exhibited in museums and galleries.
 
Published November 10, 2015 by Candlewick. 48 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Gr 3–6—A beautifully designed guide to keeping a nature journal. Morris provides examples of different activities that children might want to use their journals for, such as keeping a moon and cloud log, drawing birds from the forest and swamplands, and leaf pressing. Gentle illustrations, render...

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