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Best Hiking And Camping Books

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S Is for S'mores
A Camping Alphabet (Sleeping Bear Press Sports & Hobbies)
Helen Foster James - May 01, 2007
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Next to baseball and fireworks on the Fourth of July, nothing else seems as American as the family camping trip. From what to pack, where to go, and what to do, this fun book takes readers on an A-Z trail exploring this outdoor pastime. Full color....
Curious George Goes Camping
Margret Rey - Oct 25, 1999 (first published in 1990)
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Curious George Goes Camping is an entertaining story of the Great Outdoors based on H. A. and Margret Rey’s popular primate and painted in the original watercolor and charcoal style. George tries to be helpful, but he of course just ends up upsetting a nearby camper. As he’s hiding in the woods, he meets a forest creature who catapults the mischiev...
A Camping Spree with Mr. Magee
(Read Aloud Books, Series Books for Kids, Books for Early Readers) (Mr. McGee (MCGE))
Chris Van Dusen - May 01, 2003
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The second book in the much-loved Mr. Magee seriesA new adventure with Mr. Magee and his dog, Dee: In A Camping Spree with Mr. Magee, Mr. Magee and his trusty dog, Dee, are enjoying a peaceful camping trip when along comes a lumbering, marshmallow-loving bear and the excitement begins. The next thing the two campers know, they are plunging down a ...
Wild
A Journey from Lost to Found
Cheryl Strayed - Jan 01, 2014 (first published in 2012)
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At twenty-six, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's rapid death from cancer, her family drifted apart and her marriage crumbled. With nothing left to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to walk eleven-hundred miles of the west coast of America and to do it alone. She had no experience of lo...
When We Go Camping
Margriet Ruurs - Apr 20, 2004 (first published in 2001)
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In this beautifully illustrated book, one busy family finds lots to do from sun up to sunset. At the campsite, there’s wood to chop for the fire and fish to catch. And there’s lots of time to explore, climb rocks, splash in the lake, and discover animals in the shadows of the woods. As afternoon turns to evening, supper needs to be made, and just b...
Goodnight, Campsite
(A children's Book on Camping Featuring RVs, Travel Trailers, Fifth-Wheels, Pop-UPs and Other Camper Options.)
Loretta Sponsler - Nov 21, 2015
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"Goodnight, Campsite" is an award-winning children's book on camping, featuring more than tents. Our book highlights RVs - Travel Trailers, Fifth-Wheels, Pop-Ups, Class A, Class C, and other camper options.The perfect gift for RVers, especially those looking for kids camping books or camping books for toddlers."Goodnight, Campsite" is set in a beau...
Llama Llama Loves Camping
Anna Dewdney - Jun 05, 2018
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An 8x8 based on an episode of Llama Llama's animated Netflix series all about one of the most fun activities for little llamas (and kids): camping!Look out, world--Llama Llama is a TV star! The beloved character, made famous by Anna Dewdney's best-selling picture books, is the star of his own original series, now airing on Netflix. In this episode-...
A Walk in the Woods
Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail (Official Guides to the Appalachian Trail)
Bill Bryson - May 04, 1999 (first published in 1998)
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The Appalachian Trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America—majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking lakes. If you’re going to take a hike, it’s probably the place to go. And Bill Bryson is surely the most entertaining guide you’ll find. He introduces us to the history and ecology of the tra...
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Scaredy Squirrel Goes Camping
Melanie Watt - Apr 01, 2013
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Scaredy Squirrel is not too comfortable with the idea of camping ? unless it's on his couch! There will be no mosquitoes, skunks or zippers to worry about when he watches a show about the joys of camping on his brand-new TV. But first Scaredy must find an electrical outlet, and that means going into the woods! Will the nutty worrywart's plans prepa...
Fred and Ted Go Camping
Peter Eastman - May 24, 2005
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Fred and Ted—beloved canine stars of P. D. Eastman’s Big Dog . . . Little Dog—are back in an all-new Beginner Book written and illustrated by P. D.’s son, Peter Eastman! In this story Fred and Ted go camping, and as usual, their uniquely different approaches to doing things (such as packing equipment, setting up camp, and fishing techniques) have h...
Toasting Marshmallows
Camping Poems
Kristine O'Connell George - Apr 01, 2001
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Everything that happens when you go camping can be an adventure, from getting dressed inside your sleeping bag on a chilly morning to meeting a moose to sharing secrets in a tent at night. Kristine O’Connell George turns the memorable moments of a family outing into spirited, evocative verse, and Kate Kiesler’s vivid paintings provide a cast of cha...
Tracks by Robyn Davidson
Maisy Goes Camping by Lucy Cousins
Bushcraft 101 by Dave Canterbury
Becoming Odyssa by Jennifer Pharr Davis
The Backpacker's Field Manual, Revised and Updated by Rick Curtis
Just Me and My Dad by Mercer Mayer
SAS Survival Handbook by John Wiseman
50 States, 5,000 Ideas by National Geographic
The Old Ways by Robert Macfarlane
Ultralight Backpackin' Tips by Mike Clelland
Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping by Peggy Parish
Brave Little Camper by Carmen Crowe
Biscuit Goes Camping by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
Oliver & Hopes Adventure Under the Stars by Meg Cadts
The Kids Campfire Book by Jane Drake
Camping Day! by Patricia Lakin
Mountaineering by The Mountaineers
Pete the Cat Goes Camping by James Dean
Thru-Hiking Will Break Your Heart by Carrot Quinn
Wilderness Navigation by Bob Burns
AWOL on the Appalachian Trail by David Miller
Hiking Through by Paul Stutzman
America's Great Hiking Trails by Karen Berger
Camp Out! by Lynn Brunelle
The Ultimate Hiker's Gear Guide by Andrew Skurka
Lighten Up! by Don Ladigin
Paracord Outdoor Gear Projects by Pepperell Company
Medicine for the Outdoors by Paul S. Auerbach MD MS FACEP MFAWM FAAEM
Trail Tested by Justin Lichter
Oh, Beautiful Camping Site by Steve Herman
1 2 3 Make a s'more with me by Elizabeth Gauthier
Our Great Big Backyard by Laura Bush
Ranger Rick Kids' Guide to Camping by Cherie Winner
Flashlight by Lizi Boyd
The Berenstain Bears Blaze a Trail by Stan Berenstain
Do Princesses Make Happy Campers? by Carmela LaVigna Coyle
Almost Somewhere by Suzanne Roberts
Touching the Void by Joe Simpson
Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
Following Atticus by Tom Ryan
The Ultimate Hang by Derek J Hansen
National Geographic Complete National Parks of the United States by Mel White
Thirst by Heather Anderson
Survivor Kid by Denise Long
If You Find a Rock by Peggy Christian
Allen & Mike's Really Cool Backpackin' Book by Allen O'Bannon
Easy Campfire Cooking by Peg Couch
Wanderlust by Gestalten
The Total Outdoorsman Manual by T. Edward Nickens
Camping Catastrophe! by Abby Klein
Gone Camping by Tamera Will Wissinger
Wanderlust USA by Gestalten
Wilderness Medicine, 6th by William W. Forgey M.D.
The Hidden Tracks by Gestalten
P. J. Funnybunny Camps Out by Marilyn Sadler
Ranger Rick Kids' Guide to Hiking by Helen Olsson
The Camping Trip that Changed America by Barb Rosenstock
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Backpacking and Hiking by Jason Stevenson
The Backpacker's Handbook, 4th Edition by Chris Townsend
A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
Camping America's Guide to Free and Low-Cost Campgrounds by Don Wright
I Hike by Lawton Grinter
Small Feet, Big Land by Erin McKittrick
Over in the Forest by Marianne Berkes
A Woman's Guide to the Wild by Ruby McConnell
Flat Stanley Goes Camping by Jeff Brown
Trespassing Across America by Ken Ilgunas
Fifty Places to Hike Before You Die by Chris Santella
Turn Right at Machu Picchu by Mark Adams
A Road More or Less Traveled by Stephen Otis
Bailey Goes Camping by Kevin Henkes
Bert and Ernie Go Camping by Sesame Workshop
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Geocaching, 3e by The Editors of Geocaching.com
A Philosophy of Walking by Frederic Gros
Penny & Jelly by Maria Gianferrari
Camping by Beth McRoberts