Shanleya's Quest: A Botany Adventure for Kids Ages 9-99

↑ [PDF]-Shanleya's Quest: A Botany Adventure for Kids Ages 9-99 ⠔ By Thomas J Elpel ⡅ ↑ [PDF]-Shanleya's Quest: A Botany Adventure for Kids Ages 9-99 ⠔ By Thomas J Elpel ⡅ In a mythical world where time is a liquid that falls as rain upon the land, young Shanleya paddles her canoe out to the tree islands to learn the plant traditions of her people Each island is home to a separate family of plants and an unforgettable Guardian with lessons to teach about the identification and uses of those plants Shanleya s Quest is a truly unique educational book that presents botanical concepts and plant identification skills in an easy and fun metaphorical format for children as well as for adults who are young at heart The book begins with a creation myth that parallels evolutionary concepts, where life begins as bubbles in a puddle of soup under the radiance of Father Sun and the gentle glow of Mother Moon The evolutionary tree of life becomes a literal part of the story, buried up to its branch tips the islands in an ocean of Time that just keeps getting deeper and deeper This is the world that Shanleya explores by canoe, learning the essential characteristics of closely related plants on each island she visits Readers young and old can join Shanleya s Quest, learning the patterns to correctly identify than 45,000 species of plants to their proper families The Quest will change the way you see the world, enabling you to experience nature in a new and magical way that you probably never imagined possible Written by outdoor educator Thomas J Elpel, author of Botany in a Day The Patterns Method of Plant Identification Wonderfully illustrated by Gloria Brown, who blended botanical accuracy with fantasy to produce artwork that both captivates and educates Note The Shanleya s Quest Patterns in Plants Card Game is sold separately by the publisher. Thomas J Elpel s Web World Portal Portal to access all websites managed by Thomas Elpel, including Green University LLC, OWLS, HOPS Press, and Jefferson River Canoe Trail, Braintan Alternative Home Building Resources Learn to DirtCheapBuilder resources for Alternative House Stone Masonry, Straw, Log, Rammed Earth, Adobe, Papercrete, Earthships, etc Cupressaceae Cypress or Cedar Family Identify Identify shrubs tress of the family Cupressaceae with identification tools a photo gallery plants grouped according families Primitive Living Skills Links Elpel Primitive Links, wilderness experts, survival supplies, publications magazines, atlatls, tipis, edible medicinal terra tile floors Dirt Cheap Builder learning how make your own low cost, soil cement terra tiles Wildflowers Weeds Botany Wildflowers from author Botany in Day The Patterns Method Plant Identification aka Herbal Field Guide Braintan Buckskin Clothing Fashion Gallery Gallery Traditional Nontraditional Wear it Uptown, Downtown, Out Town buckskin is timeless Slipform Masonry Projects Class Slipform Classes, builder Pictures articles about projects, two houses, workshop, retaining Best Sellers Children Flower Discover best Flower Books Find top most popular items Living Homes Strawbale Build Your Dream on Shoestring Budget book features energy efficient integrated design do yourself stone masonry, log construction, Botany Greetings I have an herbal apothecary Safety Harbor, learned group client, Dick Estes m curious foraging expeditions, wouldThomas had rare opportunity as child spend hundreds hours his grandmother Josie Jewett Together they explored hills meadows near APG of An Families North America whole plant Field Buy Families, th Ed FREE SHIPPING qualified orders Strawbale Construction High Efficiency By Edition, Learning Plants JKILA Are you still thumbing through pictures identify wildflowers That way started plants, but now there much easier Day Wilderness Survival Nature Awareness Schools, age nature awareness, primitive skills classes across Footings, Foundations, Monolithic Concrete Resource guides formwork working concrete pour footings, foundations monolithic slabs DVD Technology II Ancestral Skills Skills, books outdoor survival, skills, compiled Bulletin Shanleya's Quest: A Botany Adventure for Kids Ages 9-99

    • Kindle
    • 1892784165
    • Shanleya's Quest: A Botany Adventure for Kids Ages 9-99
    • Thomas J Elpel
    • English
    • 16 December 2016

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