The Great Outdoors
For thousands of years, people had to hunt and gather their food for survival. Readers discover a variety of ways to hunt, along with the many kinds of game hunted. Readers will learn why rifles are used rather than shotguns in some instances, and why other hunters use bows and arrows. Readers will also learn the important steps hunters take to stay safe as well as to prevent the overhunting of animals. Though sometimes controversial, hunting will continue to be a pastime for years to come.
* 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