This nonfiction rainforest book is absolutely outstanding! It is filled with over 380 full-color photographs of plants, animals, and rainforest scenery from all over the world. Fascinating facts and strange animals will captivate the minds of young and old.
An Adventure in Tropical & Temperate Rainforests by Deanna Holm. ISBN 978-0-9978998-0-1, 98 pages, age level 7-12, grade level 2nd-6th. Hard copy available at discoverunitstudies.com.
Rainforests are filled with fascinating creatures and bizarre plants. They are scattered on every continent except Antarctica. Let's go on an adventure to find these rainforests and discover what you would find there. As we travel the world we will learn about two kinds of rainforests. We will also learn many interesting facts about the animals, plants, and resources of 7 major rainforests. As you journey with me in this book you will gain a greater understanding and appreciation of this amazing world God has created for us.
This captivating book was designed to go along with the Rainforests of the World curriculum set, however, it can and should be enjoyed all on its own! This book is an amazing experience you won't forget. It will leave you with a new perspective for rainforests and the resources we use from them every day.
Children and adults will be intrigued by many fascinating facts. Did you know that the cashew tree produces an apple and a nut? Here is an excerpt from the book..."The 4-inch cashew apple is edible and is often made into a juice which tastes like mango with a hint of spicy citrus flavor. Once cashew nut grows from one cashew apple. The shell around the nut has a toxin similar to poison ivy. Properly roasting it destroys this toxin."