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Mysteries of the Grand Canyon

A Cairn Terrier Travels to National Parks - Photographic Journey

This book is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. Multi-touch books can be read with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. Books with interactive features may work best on an iOS device. iBooks on your Mac requires OS X 10.9 or later.


As a Mom’s Choice Awards® Gold Recipient, Mysteries of the Grand Canyon has been named among the best in family friendly media. Follow the interactive adventure of a lively little dog whose dream of hiking the canyon becomes a reality when she befriends a California condor and an Abert’s squirrel and together they explore the canyon.

What child wouldn’t want to go on the adventure of a lifetime with a great pup like Kristi Kay and join her on a multimedia journey that is both fun and educational? Photography, animation, video, audio, and opportunities for interaction help create an engaging setting to experience the Grand Canyon. Amazing stories told by Kristi Kay’s canyon guides keep children wondering what surprising new secrets will be revealed next. What happened to the people that lived in the canyon? Will the condors in the rescue program survive? Whether as a read after last summer’s trip, or simply as a book for a nature lover, page after page, this photographic journey is a perfect way for children to experience the wonders of this spectacular national park.

At the end of the book, Kristi Kay Talks with the Ranger question and answer section provides additional information for children who would like to further explore the Grand Canyon. Ranger talks, photo galleries, maps, charts, and links to external websites offer a fun way to learn more about this national treasure.

This interactive ebook is especially appropriate for 7-11 year olds and as a read aloud for younger children, and it would also be well suited for an educational setting. Divided into 12 chapters, the book lends itself to be read in several sessions at the age appropriate pace. 

What's New in Version 1.1.3

New chapter flow for easier navigation. Amended text.


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Customer Reviews

Exceptional Photography and Writing

This delightful, interactive, informational book will not disappoint. The impressive photography, vibrant graphics and incredible wildlife will entertain not only children, but their parents as well. Follow Kristi Kay's photographic adventures as she explores the majestic Grand Canyon with her friends Alex, the California Condor, and Gerri, The Abert's Squirrel. This book is a must for families visiting and learning about the Grand Canyon and its inhabitants. As a National Park's and Junior Ranger enthusiast, I am anticipating reading the author's next book on Yellowstone.

Teacher, Hope Christian Academy

As a teacher, I am grateful to use this amazing book with my class! My students loved learning about the Grand Canyon from precious Kristi Kay's point of view, and they were excited to participate in the interactive aspects of the book; they didn't want to put it down! I appreciate how it complements the Arizona objectives of our curriculum and will certainly use this Discovery series with my classes for years to come! Thanks Marie Von Minden for authoring a book that is engaging, educational, and so much fun!
"I can learn a bunch from it!" - Ella
"The author has a very creative mind!" - Keara
"Very adventurous!" -Ruby
"I like how you can tell how Kristi Kay feels." - Madelyn
"I like how the paw prints let you do things." - Corbin
"The photos were so real and awesome!" - Ellie
"This is the coolest book ever!" - Caleb

Beautiful Book, Amazing Photography, Cute Puppy, Educational

What more could you ask for? As a native Arizonan teaching my kids about the rich culture of our state is important. Our state has been influenced by so many different cultures and each has left a unique mark. This book focuses on the Grand Canyon and shares the amazing adventures of this little pup. My youngest daughter (5) loved it for the puppy of course. My son (11) loved it for the Native American history. My oldest daughter (14) loved the photography.

Beautiful book.

Mysteries of the Grand Canyon
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  • $5.99
  • Level: Grades 1-5
  • Available on iPad, iPhone and Mac.
  • Category: Animals
  • Published: Mar 21, 2013
  • Publisher: Adventures of Discovery
  • Seller: RVM Consult LLC
  • Print Length: 110 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Version: 1.1.3
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, or an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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