Truly a book for all seasons, The Field and Forest Handy Book begins with the spring and features year-round activities, from constructing kites and rafts to building camp stoves and bobsleds. These activities encourage young and old alike to experience the wonders of nature and foster a sense of self-sufficiency and independence. With this book in hand, the smallest woodland plot or backyard becomes a space that will occupy one for hours, as well as projects that are not only fun to do but that actually work!
448-page book with over 35 projects and activities included.
Written and illustrated by Daniel C. Beard - co-founder of the Boy Scouts of America.
Humor and a conversational tone are intermingled with the instructions.
Great for campers, hikers, and nature lovers.
A great glimpse into old school fun and games.
Cheerful, "can-do" attitude makes this book fun for the serious and armchair outdoors-person alike.