The Geography of Childhood (Paperback)

Why Children Need Wild Places (Concord Library)

By Gary Nabhan, Stephen Trimble

Beacon Press, 9780807085257, 208pp.

Publication Date: April 30, 1995

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What may happen now that so many more children are denied exposure to wilderness than at any other time in human history?

About the Author

Gary Paul Nabhan, a MacArthur Fellow and plant conservationist, is author of Songbirds, Truffles, and Wolves: An American Naturalist in Italy, among other books. Stephen Trimble is author and photographer of many books including The People: Indians of the American Southwest.

Praise For The Geography of Childhood: Why Children Need Wild Places (Concord Library)

This thoughtful presentation, testifying to children's need for direct contact with nature, has value for parents and those who work with children.
--Publishers Weekly

"A convincing case for the necessity of exposing children to nature."
--Kirkus Reviews

"I recommend this book for parents, teachers, and anyone interested in child development."
--Bloomsbury Review