Saddle up! Fresh from an extensive trip out West, naturalist Jim Arnosky returned to his drawing table bursting with scenes to paint and information to share. He evokes the excitement of seeing buffalo, horses, sandhill cranes, prairie dogs, rattlesnakes, and other amazing animals in their natural settings in some of the best paintings he's ever done. Called "an inspired teacher" by Roger Tory Peterson, Jim Arnosky conveys information and easy, useful outdoor tips in a friendly manner that encourages children and adults alike to learn about nature. With an engagingly personal narrative and art that records places and animals he has seen, Jim Arnosky shows just how enjoyable wildlife watching can be.