|a"Like a quilt, each habitat in nature is composed of many interdependent pieces that form grand patterns and webs. The text introduces numerous key concepts in natural science, and the back material offers activities and ideas for teaching"--|cProvided by the publisher.
Just imagine all of nature, mountains, prairies, and oceans lying on your bed as a patchwork quilt Take flora and fauna in their unique habitats, fold them up and you have a book, this book. Earth's major habitats are spread before you, ready to be examined. This patchwork quilt of nature covers the whole Earth.