In this friendly tale of a little bear's day at the pond, readers will discover fascinating information about plant and animal life! During his nature walk with his mama, Buddy spots and sketches pond life, learning about salamanders, cattails, and dragonflies. Whenever Buddy encounters something new, his mama is right there to provide explanations and snacks! Mother and son use their field guide to learn more about what they discover, introducing the concept of searching for information. This well-organized book features charming mixed-media collage illustrations, and also includes instructions for creating a rock turtle just like Buddy's!