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Ranger Rick Kids’ Guide to Paddling All you need to know about having fun while paddling
Grab your paddle and hit the water!
Compact hardcover and built-in compass make this a perfect paddling guide for kids on the go.
Details places to go, gear to take, tips for paddling comfortably and with skill, and safety when paddling. KEY SELLING POINT Full-color illustrations and a modern design get kids excited to get up, get out, and try paddling or improve their paddling with their friends and families.
Get up, get out, and go paddling with Ranger Rick Kids’ Guide to Paddling, the colorful kids’ guide to kayaking, canoeing, and paddle boarding! Kids will learn everything they need to know to paddle like a pro. This book covers techniques like how to paddle for hours without getting tired, and even how to go forward, backward, and sideways without getting wet. Plus, the built-in compass helps kids navigate on longer adventures.
Tom Watson (Appleton, MN) reviews and field-tests watercraft, camping and survival products. He spent 5 years as a Kodiak Island SAR member and more than 12 years as a guide/outfitter in Alaska. His photos and articles have been published in magazines such as Camping Life, Backpacker and Canoe & Kayak. He is also the author of How to Think Like a Survivor.
Ranger Rick Kids’ Guide to Hiking All you need to know about having fun while hiking
Read the book and head for the great outdoors!
Compact hardcover and built-in compass make this a perfect hiking guide for kids on the go.
Details places to go, gear to take, and food to eat while hiking.
Full-color illustrations and a modern design get kids excited to get up, get out, and try hiking with their families and friends.
Ranger Rick Kids’ Guide to Hiking is a must-have for outdoor-loving kids who want to explore more of the wilderness. This book teaches kids to hike like a pro and have lots of fun while doing it. They’ll learn all the skills needed while on the trail, tips for getting in shape for longer and harder hikes, what gear to bring and how to pack light, and exciting sample hikes. The book also includes a real working compass to help kids navigate their way!
Helen Olsson is a freelance writer and editor, and the author of The Down & Dirty Guide to Camping with Kids. She is the former editor-in-chief of Vail Resorts’ Epic Life magazine and former executive editor at Skiing magazine. Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, 5280, Elevation Outdoors, Squaw Magazine, Ski Magazine, and at pbs.org.
Olsson has hiked all over the world, from the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal and The Great Wall of China to Colorado’s Fourteeners and the Appalachian Trail. She blogs about hiking and other outdoor adventures with kids at maddogmom.com.
Olsson lives in Boulder, Colo., with her husband, Jeff, and their three children, Quinn, Aidan, and Anya. They hike regularly as a family in the Colorado Rockies. Olsson has made it a mission to get her kids unplugged and connected to nature.