Explore and Relax in the Colorful Beauty of Rainforest Animals, Birds and Plants Enter the inky jungle of Rainforest Escape and let your imagination and pencil roam wild. As you color in the rich flora and fauna of the tropics, you can practically hear the tree frogs croaking and the soft whir of the hummingbirds’ wings. Inspired by her native Trinidad and Tobago, award-winning illustrator Jade Gedeon takes you on a journey to a breathtaking world of natural beauty. Bring the tropical designs and your artistry to life by coloring or painting the vivid hues of leatherback turtles and island birds, as well as lush rainforest scenes and unique flowers. The patterns will take you away from the stress of the real world and give your mind a mini-vacation. Use colored pencils, pens, markers and even paints on the high-quality premium art paper. The lay flat binding stays open for easy use anywhere. Tear out the finished designs from the perforated edges and display your personalized artwork for all to enjoy. With a wide range of full-page illustrations plus bonus foldout poster pages, you can create an immersive nature experience while traveling or right in your own home. See what beauty and adventures await inside Rainforest Escape.
Those lost in the rainforest have a lot to be worried about. From sudden rainstorms to disease-carrying insects, there are a lot of dangers that need to be considered. However, readers of this book will be prepared! Through detailed descriptions of how to build shelter, gather food and water, and how to handle the possibility of wild animals, readers learn about the rainforest ecosystem and how to use it well. Survival stories of real people add a captivating element to the main content, and full-color photographs let readers travel deep into the rainforest without getting lost.
Color Yourself a Tropical Vacation Embark on a coloring adventure and escape to a world of tropical island drawings to clear your mind from the stresses of modern life. Inspired by her native Trinidad and Tobago, Jade Gedeon takes you on a special and personal journey to her favorite places. Pack your bags by coloring suitcases, bathing suits, flip-fops and sun hats—don’t forget your passport! Then feel yourself arrive at a luxurious, tranquil paradise. Let your inner child explore hidden beaches with vast ocean views; unwind as your imagination rocks in a hammock under soaring palm trees; and create your ideal sunset with any colors you like. The patterns will soothe away your worries and give your mind a vacation from the real world. Use colored pencils, pens, markers and even paints on the thick, high-quality premium art paper. The lay flat binding stays open so you can color with ease. Tear out the finished designs from the perforated pages and display your personalized artwork to relive your coloring journey. With a wide range of full-page illustrations plus 10 bonus foldout poster images, you can create an immersive vacation experience on every page. See what beauty and adventure await inside Island Escape.
1,001 animals to see before they die. From the world?s only multi-species primate sanctuary in South Africa, to the wild ponies of Assateague Island, to the Blue-Footed Boobies of the Galapagos Islands, Destination Wildlife provides all the information the intrepid traveler looking for the best wildlife experiences could need?and rarely finds in other travel guides. Written from a visitor?s perspective?and informed by the National Wildlife Federation and other naturalists? each site in Destination Wildlife has been evaluated by real eco-travelers who have provided insider tips and suggestions that give the what, when, where, how and? most important?the why of every site to maximize each wildlife experience.
Remote Luxury: Top Resorts Down Under is the ultimate guide to getting away from it all in Australia and New Zealand. Over the past few decades Australia and its equally spectacular neighbour across the Tasman Sea have established a reputation as two of the most sought-after holiday destinations in the world. This reputation is a result of not only the extraordinarily beautiful and varied landscapes both countries boast but also the inspirational ways in which their architects and designers have used these unique settings to create innovative and memorable places to stay. This beautifully photographed publication takes you on a visual journey through the most remote of these idyllic getaways, from luxurious laidback lodges in the outback to sustainable eco resorts in rainforests and sleek retreats by the sea.
This is an extraordinary 1997 collection of essays about landscape. With a lively and engaging style, George Seddon considers everything from creating a garden in Freemantle, to locating ancient plants while wandering in a far North Queensland rainforest to analysing the geological features on either side of the tram tracks in Collingwood. Yet while the book celebrates Australia, and covers many topics that seem familiar and everyday, it is challenging and provocative. Seddon is acutely aware of the moral and environmental aspects of history and is able to present local and regional history on a grand scale. Landprints reflects a lifetime devoted to questions about landscape: the ways we use and abuse the land, how Australian landscapes are different from European landscapes and how this land makes those who live on it uniquely, if ambiguously, Australian.
“Perhaps the finest and most profound account of ethnographic fieldwork and discovery that has ever entered the anthropological literature.” —The Wall Street Journal “If you want to experience a profoundly different culture without the exhausting travel (to say nothing of the cost), this is an excellent choice.” —The Washington Post One of Time’s 32 Books You Need to Read This Summer * One of National Geographic’s Best Travel Books of Summer As a young anthropologist, Don Kulick went to the tiny village of Gapun in New Guinea to document the death of the native language, Tayap. He arrived knowing that you can’t study a language without understanding the daily lives of the people who speak it: how they talk to their children, how they argue, how they gossip, how they joke. Over the course of thirty years, as he returned again and again to document the vanishing language, he found himself inexorably drawn into the lives and world of the Gapuners, and implicated in their destiny. In A Death in the Rainforest, Kulick takes us inside the village as he came to know it, revealing what it is like to live in a difficult-to-get-to village of two hundred people, carved out like a cleft in the middle of a tropical rainforest. And in doing so, he also gives us a brilliant interrogation of what it means to study a culture, an illuminating look at the impact of Western culture on the farthest reaches of the globe—and, ultimately, the story of why this anthropologist realized that he had to give up his study of this language and this village.