Parents' Guide to

Grand Canyon

By Kyle Jackson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Informative, imaginative, gorgeous intro to natural history.

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age 7+

Based on 1 parent review

age 7+

Easy to want to know more

An incredible easy way to learn and understand the Grand Canyon! Fantastic illustrations

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Wonderfully written and gorgeously illustrated, this informative picture book does justice to the marvelous landscape and intricate natural history it sets out to present. The science in Grand Canyon is sound and straightforward, transforming decades of high-level research into easily-digestible explanations and illustrations. Even if some kids' eyes glaze over when they see scientific terms, the lively artwork, and especially the dozens of easily-recognizable plants and animals that border many of the pages, will keep them engaged and excited.

Because the book has so many things that can be seen and identified, it actually serves as an excellent field guide for anyone visiting the national park or the region in general, similar to what a professional botanist or ornithologist might use. If you're planning a trip to the Grand Canyon, Jason Chin's fact-filled picture book is a perfect companion to carry along.

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