Nicole Basbanes Claire reviews two books that celebrate the great outdoors.

Happy Fourth of July!

Bambi, A Life in the Woods, by Felix Salten, illustrated by Lou Fancher and Steve Johnson; Atheneum Books for Young Readers, $29.99 192 pages, ages 10 and up.

Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, by David A. Adler; Holiday House, $18.95, 144 pages, ages 10 and up.

Nature Calling! Bambi A Life In the Woods and Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, 6-29-2014.m4v