Companions in Wonder: Children and Adults Exploring Nature Together

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An anthology of adventures with children in the natural world, from capturing fireflies to encountering a grizzly bear. Rachel Carson's classic 1956 essay "Help Your Child to Wonder" urged adults to help children experience the "sense of wonder" that comes only from a relationship with nature. It's clear we haven't succeeded in following her advice: eight-year-olds surveyed in the United Kingdom could identify more Pokemon characters than common wildlife species; and Richard Louv's recent best-selling book Last Child in the ...

Companions in Wonder: Children and Adults Exploring Nature Together 2012, MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.

ISBN-13: 9780262516907

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