Become a wilderness expert with Pocket Guide to the Outdoors: Based on My Side of the Mountain. Featuring helpful tips and advice on supplies, poisonous plants, edible berries, how to build and make a fire, how to build a shelter, and so much more. Helpful for hikers or anyone who enjoys the great outdoors.
Generations of readers have escaped into the woods with My Side of the Mountain, the story of a city boy named Sam who learns to live in the wild. Now, Newbery winner Jean Craighead George offers an easy-to-follow guide for fans who want to live the adventure?just like Sam. Learn how to start a fire, build a shelter, catch a fish, identify useful plants, and much more. Hands-on activities are perfect for backyard campers or an afternoon stroll through the park. Illustrated with black-and-white drawings and packed with activities, naturalist trivia, and practical wilderness tips, this entertaining and informative handbook is your guide to outdoor fun.
The Georges are a family of naturalists. Jean, a lifetime nature lover, is the author of more than one hundred beloved books for young people, including the Newbery Award-winning Julie of the Wolves and My Side of the Mountain. She lives in Chappaqua, New York. Her daughter, Twig C. George, a teacher and also an author for children, lives in Maryland.
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