St. Martin's Press
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
4.08 x 5.91 inches, 160 pages
Includes full-color illustrations throughout
This guide describes and illustrates, in full color, the plants and animals that live in or near ponds, lakes, streams, and wetlands. It includes surface-dwelling creatures as well as those of open water, the bottom, and the shore and tells how various animals and plants live together in a community.
Plus suggestions for:
Where and when to look
Observing and collecting specimens
Making exciting discoveries
About the Authors
Herbert S. Zim and Ira N. Gabrielson, Revised by Chandler S. Robbins, Updated by Jonathan P. Latimer and Karen Stray Nolting with James Coe; Illustrated by James Gordon Irving
Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000,Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.