National Parks Of The USA: Discover The Beauty & Diversity of America's Most Iconic Parks
Take a tour of America's great outdoors and discover the beauty and diversity of its most iconic and majestic national parks.
Explore Florida's river-laced Everglades, travel down the white water rapids of the Grand Canyon, trek across the deserts of Death Valley and scale the soaring summits of the Rocky Mountains with this book that brings you up close to nature's greatest adventures.
Packed with maps and fascinating facts about the flora and fauna unique to each park, this fully-illustrated coast-to-coast journey documents the nation’s most magnificent and sacred places—and shows why they should be preserved for future generations to enjoy.
With maps and information about flora and fauna found in each of the 21 icon parks portrayed, this is a fantastic celebration of the great outdoors.
National Parks Featured Include:
Acadia, Badlands, Big Bend, and Biscayne
Bryce Canyon, Channel Islands, Death Valley, and Denali
Everglades, Glacier, Glacier Bay, and Grand Canyon
Great Smoky, Mountains, Hawaii Volcanoes, and Isle Royal
Mesa Verde, Olympic, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon
Virgin Islands, Yellowstone, and Yosemite
Beautiful Hardcover Binding - 112 pages
America's Greatest Treasures
Explore Florida's river-laced Everglades, travel down the white water rapids of the Grand Canyon, trek across the deserts of Death Valley, and scale the soaring summits of the Rocky Mountains with this book that brings you up close to nature's greatest adventures.
Divided by region (East, Central, Rocky Mountains, West, Tropics, and Alaska), a pictographic map at the start of each section shows the locations of the parks to be covered. Each park is introduced by a stunning, poster-worthy illustration of one of its scenes and a summary of its makeup, followed by individual illustrations of the animals and plants that make their homes there.
Captions provide captivating information about the wildlife. Did you know that Everglades National Park is home to marsh rabbits who paddle through its swamps searching for herbs, flowers, and other plants to nibble on? Or that the pronghorn antelope of Badlands National Park are the continent’s fastest land animals, sprinting up to 60 miles per hour to escape predators like bobcats and coyotes?
A “Can you spot this…?” page at the back challenges you to find a pictured critter or plant for every letter of the alphabet.
Praise For National Parks Of The USA
“…an informative feast for the eyes…[a] stunning look at our nation’s natural treasures.” - School Library Journal
"It will make you want to hit the road and start exploring." - Design Mom
"...a treasure...educates and entertains...a must-have for all the families who love to travel..." - Durango Herald
"...a colorful, kid-friendly encyclopedia crammed with beta, factoids, and vivid illustrations..." - Outside Magazine
“For travelers and outdoor enthusiasts alike…” - Publishers Weekly
“A panoramic sampler of our park system’s flora, fauna, and other natural wonders.” - Kirkus Reviews
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This book is such a great addition to my coffee table collection! It is so vibrant and colorful, not to mention very informative! Love love love
Sharon Eisner (Lakewood, CA)
Well made and full of useful information that will hopefully peek the interest of nature’s beauty in my grandchild
Brenda Thompson (Silverton, OR)
I'm looking forward to sharing this book with my granddaughter when she's older. She's only 19 months right now so we have a while before I can. Looking through the book makes me smile and brings out the wanderlust in me. I'm ready to get on the road again and can't wait for this pandemic to end so my husband and I can travel again and head to our favorite National Parks. I'm hoping that my granddaughter will join us one day as we explore the parks and can love them as much as we do.
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