As summer vacation draws near, children (and adults) start dreaming of the next great adventure. Why not become National Park Explorers and discover the wonders contained in some of America's most popular national parks? Each book in this new series highlights key landscape features, wildlife, and activities unique to the park, noting when is a particularly good time of year to visit. Abundant photographs will captivate the eye and entice each armchair adventurer to hop in the car or catch a plane to experience the park in all its scenic glory. A young explorer's introduction to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, covering its mountain landscape, plants, animals such as salamanders, and activities such as horseback riding.
About the Author
Sara Gilbert has been writing books, magazine articles, and newspaper features since earning a degree in journalism from Minnesota's University of St. Thomas in 1993. She has written children's books about baseball, big machines, businesses, and more. She lives in Mankato, Minnesota, with her husband and their three children.