The Beginning Naturalist
by Gale Lawrence
New England Press, 1998. 6th printing
209 pages, paperback
Cover is a little soiled and worn. Page ends are lightly foxed. Text is clean, unmarked. No creases in the spine.
Subtitle: Weekly Encounters with the Natural World. Lawrence writes about winter trees, woodpeckers, foxes, fireflies, red efts, and a host of other common natural phenomena. Natural history at its most accessible. Illustrated by Adelaide Murphy.