Bugling Elk and Sleeping Grizzlies

The Who, What, And When Of Yellowstone And Grand Teton National Parks

Book Description

Restructured from Dr. Frank C. Craighead's popular book, For Everything There Is a Season, Bugling Elk and Sleeping Grizzlies illuminates the natural seasonal world of Yellowstone-Grand Teton National Parks. With text and numerous color photographs woven into a month by month timeline, park visitors will learn the activities and stages of the flora and fauna in the parks. Author Shirley A. Craighead, a naturalist in her own right, presents this nature calendar for young readers (ages 8 to 12), showing the most visible species as well as the most curious and hidden. Readers will learn what to look for when and how to know what is going on behind the scenes.

About Craighead, Shirley

Shirley A. Craighead lives in Moose, Wyoming, in Grand Teton National Park. She worked closely with her late husband, Dr. Frank C. Craighead, Jr., as he researched and wrote For Everything There Is a Season. She has hiked, fished, rafted, and observed flora and fauna throughout Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.

Dr. Frank C. Craighead, Jr., kept detailed, daily journals, recording the patterns of life that revolve around the changing seasons. He wrote For Everything There Is a Season after studying the plants and animals of the Yellowstone ecosystem for more than forty-five years