Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 4 to 8
- Grade: p to 3
A beautifully illustrated, compact, interactive nature guide to exploring the forest for young readers.
What do you notice when you walk in the forest? Different types of trees, plants, and mushrooms? Maybe you hear a squirrel chattering or birds singing. Can you feel all the different kinds of moss? And look there! Hidden animal homes and interesting bugs.
With this compact non-fiction guide, young readers will be equipped to seek out, identify, and appreciate the woodland magic that exists all around them. Featuring rich vocabulary words like "nurse log," "lichen," and "sapling," this beautifully illustrated book is the ideal companion for little forest explorers. Incorporating all five senses and encouraging imaginative play, it even includes pixies and fairies (pixie cup lichen and fairy slipper wildflowers)! Forest Magic will be the book you reach for on the way out the door to explore your own backyard.
There's so much to see in a forest. What will you discover?
About the author
Sarah Grindler grew up on Salt Spring Island, BC, where she spent most of her childhood on the beach and in the water. Inspired by her artistic family and beautiful surroundings, she followed her passion for art and nature into a career of creating picture books. She now lives in a seaside cottage with her husband, Jason, and Puss-Puss the cat. She is also the author/illustrator of Seaside Treasures.