Connecting Children and Nature
Happy Fathers Day! We’re celebrating by offering you a 40% discount on He’s Your Daddy: Ducklings, Joeys, Kits, and More—adorable animal babies join their daddies to jump, romp, fly, and play. Human dads will especially appreciate the surprise on the last page!
To celebrate our 40th anniversary, we’re also offering a 40% discount on books throughout this entire year. Every book, every author, and every illustrator will be featured at some time this year. See all of the books at the Year-at-a-Glance List.
You’ll automatically receive the 40% discount when you order books through this website or by phone (530) 274-7775.
Each month you’ll be able to choose from a variety of books that relate to a nature theme. Our June theme is Bugs, Bees, Birds, and More.
Check out this month’s books!
Artist of the Month
Jeannette and Christopher Canyon were in Singapore for several weeks while Jeannette was a “teacher in residence” at the Singapore American School. Inspired by the whimsical, brightly colored and richly textured illustrations, students created their own relief sculptures out of polymer clay. Jeanette explains, “As a fine artist, I love to express myself with an array of colors, patterns and […]
Nature Books for Kids
From building bug hotels to imitating bug noises to taking a bug walk around the backyard, there are a whole lot of activities that will keep kids enthralled and inquisitive about nature this summer. We’ve included some of our favorite activities, beginning with two rip-roaring bug books from a bug club graduate, writer, and naturalist, John Himmelman!