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Kids Campfire Book, The

Official Book of Campfire Fun

by Jane Drake & Ann Love, illustrated by Heather Collins

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list price: $16.95
edition:Paperback
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published: Jan 1996
ISBN:9781550742756
publisher: Kids Can Press
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Description

This book in the Family Fun series has everything you need to know about having a fun and safe campfire. This collection of outdoor activities, games, stories, songs and more is for kids and families to share around the campfire. It includes tips on how to find the best campfire site, identify animal cries at night and locate constellations. Kids will also find out how to make pizza over an open fire, tell a spooky ghost story, or create musical instruments for a sing-along. With more than 125 pages of fun things to do around a campfire, this is the perfect book for every camper, canoeist and camp counsellor!

About the Authors

Jane Drake

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Heather Collins has been illustrating children's books for more than 20 years. Her body of work includes many nonfiction books, such as the award-winning A Pioneer Story and Out Came the Sun. She lives in Toronto, Ontario, with her husband and two children.
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Heather Collins has been illustrating children's books for more than 20 years. Her body of work includes many nonfiction books, such as the award-winning A Pioneer Story and Out Came the Sun. She lives in Toronto, Ontario, with her husband and two children.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
6 to 10
Grade:
1 to 5
Awards
  • Winner, Parents’ Guide to Children’s Media Award
  • Short-listed, Red Cedar Book Award
  • Winner, Pick of the Lists, American Bookseller
  • Short-listed, Information Book Award, Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada
  • Short-listed, Silver Birch Award, Ontario Library Association
Editorial Reviews

The Kids Campfire Book will be dog-eared by the end of the summer. From starting the campfire to eating, game playing, singing, storytelling and finally dousing the fire's last embers, this illustrated, instructional book tells camp leaders and parents everything they need to know about creating the right spark for campfire fun.

— School Library Journal

Whether readers are novice or experienced campers, the information presented in this in-depth exploration of camping will make their next excursions into the woods enjoyable, successful, and safe.

— Ottawa Citizen

Whether readers are novice or experienced campers, the information presented in this in-depth exploration of camping will make their next excursions into the woods enjoyable, successful, and safe.

— Booklist

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