Entries Tagged as 'nature books for kids'

The Prairie That Nature Built

September 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD A gorgeous and detailed new book from Dawn Publications makes sure that we know it’s not only “still waters” that run deep — prairies have a lot going on beneath the surface as well! The Prairie That Nature Built will delight eyes and ears with its story of the ecosystem upon which a […]

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Going Home: The Mystery of Animal Migration

August 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM Vegbooks favorite, author Marianne Berkes, presents the concept of animal migration in the multi-tiered way I’ve come to enjoy in her books (Over in the Forest and Over in the Jungle). For younger readers the book is a great read-aloud and the pictures are larger than life — migratory animals are shown […]

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June 9th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM When I first opened my review copy of Gem, written and illustrated by Holly Hobbie, I gasped at how beautiful the watercolors were. The book opens with a wintertime letter from a grandmother to her granddaughter, introducing the pictures to follow as the story of the previous year when a little toad named Gem emerged […]

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