From looking and listening to tasting, touching, and smelling, are five kids’ books to help inspire your summer explorations in the great outdoors!
Browsing: Nature Studies
In this interview, Jeff Falyn discusses Who Stole the Bees’ Wings?, the art, and the concept of “little can do big things.”
Emma’s Sunflower is a story about nature, seasons, and growth, but there is also a more profound message hidden within the story, about impermanence.
Flyways is more than just a beautifully illustrated book about birds—it’s also a delightful exploration of how nature and language complement one another.
The My First Science Book About series from Dover Publications offers a wonderful introduction to various scientific topics that are ideal for 8–12-year-old kids.
Trees: A Rooted History is a beautiful, fascinating volume that any young botanist will surely treasure.
For generations, young and grown-up naturalists alike have taken enormous pleasure in observing, recording, and categorizing the infinite variety of nature. Hazel Maskell and Evelin Kasikov’s A Year in Nature and Florence Guiraud’s Wonders of Nature carry on this proud tradition.
Backpack Explorer Beach Walker and Backpack Explorer on the Nature Trail are a fascinating combination of field-guide, textbook, and activity book.
As much of a story about the circle of life as it is a meditation on the natural world, The Big Adventures of Little O highlights how one person can change the world. “It takes one single seed to grow a forest.”
This book is fun, informative, and—most importantly of all—a wonderful, practical, hands-on guide to supporting these amazing creatures.