The Geography of Childhood: Why Children Need Wild Places (Concord Library) (Paperback)
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What may happen now that so many more children are denied exposure to wilderness than at any other time in human history?
About the Author
Gary Paul Nabhan, a MacArthur Fellow and plant conservationist, is author of Songbirds, Truffles, and Wolves: An American Naturalist in Italy, among other books. Stephen Trimble is author and photographer of many books including The People: Indians of the American Southwest.
This thoughtful presentation, testifying to children's need for direct contact with nature, has value for parents and those who work with children.
"A convincing case for the necessity of exposing children to nature."
"I recommend this book for parents, teachers, and anyone interested in child development."