The Great Outdoors
Whether someone has been fishing for years or has just taken up the hobby, anyone can catch a fish with the right gear. Readers will learn about the variety of fishing tackle used for different types of fishing. They will also discover why fishing is such a popular sport all over the world. They will be introduced to the problem of overfishing and what is being done to combat it. Fun fact boxes add to the text, while vivid photographs support reader comprehension.
* Reviews *Series review: The Great OutdoorsThe Great Outdoors set is a fantastic introduction to many popular outdoor activities, with titles about Rock Climbing, Camping, Hunting, Fishing, Caving, and Kayaking/Rafting. Each title in the series features attractive photos, a glossary of terms, tips, informative captions, and factoids. Do you want to learn how to do an Eskimo roll in a kayak? Learn the history of the smores recipe? Debate the pros and cons of hunting? See what a mineral formation known as a gypsum flower looks like? Learn which lure or bait to use for different fish? Its all here in this series.Mackin Books in BloomSeries review: The Great OutdoorsThough simply written, these guides offer cogent information and instructions about outdoor activities. All volumes are illustrated with captioned color photos and most have value-adding features, such as a detailed account of how caves form in Caving and a page on overfishing issues in Fishing.School Library Journal