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Scenic Science of the National Parks: An Explorer's Guide to Wildlife, Geology, and Botany (Paperback)

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With this charming book in hand, you will never experience the National Parks the same way again, even if you don’t leave your house. Hoff and Keller approach the 60 national parks they selected for their guidebook in such a delightful, inquisitive, and responsible way that one can’t help but be fascinated and appreciative all at once. There is so much off-beat information packed into this fully illustrated book that a person can explore the parks to their utter content. There are also passport stamps to be collected for each park, so let the adventuring begin!

— Melinda


Explore the fascinating science behind the national parks in this charming illustrated guide.

The national parks are some of the most beloved, visited, and biodiverse places on Earth. They're also scientific playgrounds where you can learn about plants, animals, and our planet's coolest geological features firsthand. Scenic Science of the National Parks curates and breaks down the compelling and offbeat natural science highlights of each park, from volcanic activity, glaciers, and coral reefs to ancient redwood groves, herds of bison, giant bats, and beyond. Featuring full-color illustrations, information on the history and notable features of each park, and insider tips on how to get the most out of your visit, this delightful book is the perfect addition to any park lover's collection.

About the Author

Emily Hoff is the Big Ideas Person of this author duo. She's constantly inventing new projects and swinging for the fences. Other hats that Emily wears when working with Maygen include Chief Campsite Dishwashing Officer, Monitor of the Weather Radar, Knower of Hamilton Lyrics, and Queen of the Research Books. When she isn't working with Maygen, you can find her writing museum exhibits for the likes of the American Museum of Natural History and Kennedy Space Center. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Maygen Keller is the Pragmatist in Chief of this author duo. Her organization, wit, and budgetary skills are constantly being called upon to make Big Ideas into Reality. Known for her ability to quickly assemble tents, she's also renowned throughout the country for being able to start a campfire in a rainstorm. When working with Emily, her roles also include Chief Car Organization Architect, Chief Playlist Officer, Lead Harmonizer in Hamilton Sing-Alongs, and Hashtag Genius. In other parts of her life, she is a creative project manager and salesperson. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781984856302
ISBN-10: 1984856308
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication Date: March 31st, 2020
Pages: 352
Language: English
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Created At: 6/30/2019 02:01pm
Last Updated At: 9/24/2022 10:18am