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Book or tick-list for child?

Unread postby jeroenvm » Thu Dec 03, 2009 1:03 pm

Can anyone recommend a good book for a 9-yr old boy, with pictures or animals and plants he can tick off as we visit the parks? He doesn't speak English so texts are not essential, other than the animal name.
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Re: Book or tick-list for child?

Unread postby Josh of the Bushveld » Thu Dec 03, 2009 1:08 pm

I remember buying a field guide for children for my nephew a few years ago. I think it was one of the Sasol books. Will try find a link for you
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Re: Book or tick-list for child?

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Thu Dec 03, 2009 2:01 pm

I am sure the range found in the parks shops by Andy Tinker has something like that. Also the Find It series.
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Re: Book or tick-list for child?

Unread postby p@m » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:47 pm

KTP has a lovely one which we saw at the shop in Twee Rivieren. Will try to find out who it was by, although it was geared to KTP.

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Re: Book or tick-list for child?

Unread postby Imberbe » Thu Dec 03, 2009 5:30 pm

There is a wonderful series of books for children in the form of work books where they can draw in, lots of pictures, puzzles, etc. A4 format, and each book has a different theme, i.e. birds, mammals, rivers. I cannot remember the name, but have seen it in a couple of KNP shops.
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Re: Book or tick-list for child?

Unread postby Scipio » Thu Dec 03, 2009 7:24 pm

They are indeed there uncle Imberbe, my youngsters use them a lot. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Book or tick-list for child?

Unread postby Josh of the Bushveld » Fri Dec 04, 2009 8:21 am

Bush Baptist wrote:I am sure the range found in the parks shops by Andy Tinker has something like that. Also the Find It series.

Yes, I think the Andy Tinker one is quite good. I have one at home I can check for suitability for you jeroenvm
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Re: Book or tick-list for child?

Unread postby Josh of the Bushveld » Sun Dec 06, 2009 8:39 am

I've had a look at my copy of 'Andy and Lorrain Tinker's Kruger National Park Map'. Its quite nice pictures of mammals, birds, snakes and some photos of trees. It has a big tick list separate to all the pictures, but my niece and nephew just ticked by the pictures when they went. You should be able to buy it at any gate.
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