Explore the nation’s marvelous national parks from Acadia to Yosemite, and the Grand Canyon to the Grand Tetons with your little munchkin by your side.
Little Poet Walt Whitman: Miracles Everywhere
Inspire your little ones to see the miracles of everyday life with lines from Walt Whitman’s “Miracles” in Leaves of Grass.
Little Poet Walt Whitman: Miracles Everywhere shows little ones how to find the miracles of daily life with lines from Walt Whitman’s “Miracles” in Leaves of Grass. Learn to spot the miracles in houses and towns, birds, bees, and butterflies, the moon and stars, and more with Whitman’s famous poetry and Carme Lemniscates’ adorable artwork. Inspiring little readers to Be Creative, Be Brilliant, and Be Yourself, with Walt Whitman, everything is a miracle!
Little Naturalist: Ansel Adams
“Ansel begged his parents to take him to Yosemite. He got a camera there, and Ansel learned to see.”
Ansel Adams was twelve years old when he received his first camera on a trip to Yosemite National Park. He spent the rest of his life taking pictures and advocating for conservation. Now even babies can enjoy this wonderful story through Kate Coombs’ poetry and Seth Lucas’ beautiful artwork. Watch Ansel Adams be brought to life for young readers, encouraging them to Be Adventurous and Be Creative.
Little Naturalist: John Muir
John Muir was a Scottish-born American naturalist, author who became known as “Father of the National Parks.” Millions have read his letters, essays, and books of his adventures in nature, and his advocacy was essential in helping to preserve many beautiful parts of the West—especially Yosemite National Park. Kate Coombs’ enchanting poem and Seth Lucas’ adorable illustrations share Muir’s love of the Sierras, the Sequoias and Redwoods, and the birds and animals of the West with the next generation of little nature-lovers, fostering a life-long appreciation of the world around them.
Mom's Five Second Memory Journal
Whether you’re a mom with only five seconds to spare—or a mom with an attention span of five seconds—this journal is for you! Mom’s Five-Second Memory Journalincludes playful, breezy, and sometimes eccentric prompts to jot down thoughts on your life as a wife, a professional, and—of course—a mother to those wild and crazy kids! The journal is portable enough to carry in your bag, yet substantial enough to become a keepsake. And best of all, since the journal isn’t chronological, you won’t feel guilty if you don’t fill it out for a week (or a month or three)!
Most of the Better Natural Things in the World
A tiger carries a dining room chair on her back. But why? Where is she going? With just one word per page, in lush, color-rich landscapes, we learn about the features that make up our world: an archipelago, a dune, an isthmus, a lagoon. Across them all, the tiger roams.
An enigmatic investigation of our world's most beautiful places from bestselling author Dave Eggers, beautifully illustrated by debut artist Angel Chang.
• Each page introduces young readers to a different geographic element—from archipelagos to lagoons to gorges • Universal story of a mother's arduous journey back to her family
Little Naturalist: Henry David Thoreau
Introduce your little one to Henry David Thoreau, his time at Walden Pond, and how he enjoyed living in the woods.
Henry David Thoreau was an American author, poet, historian, and philosopher. Millions of people have read his writings, and a favorite of many is Walden, the story of the year he spent gardening, whittling, and walking in the woods around his tiny house Walden Pond. Thoreau still influences people today, and is considered extremely important to the environmentalist movement. Kate Coombs’ enchanting poem and Seth Lucas’ adorable illustrations share Thoreau’s experiences with the next generation of little nature-lovers, fostering a life-long appreciation of the world around them while learning to Be Creative, Be Brilliant, and Be Yourself.
Little Poet Robert Frost: Two Roads
Walk through nature with Robert Frost’s famous poem, Kate Coombs’ story, and Carme Lemniscates’ captivating illustrations. Inspire your little reader to Be Adventurous and Be Yourself as you discover trails and trees, lots of leaves, animals, and choices on the road less traveled.
Forest School Activity Cards
This is the only activity card deck presenting Forest School activities. A handy quick & easy reference for 48 games, crafts and skill-building activities, it will encourage kids to get involved in choosing activities and help adults in structuring play.
This is the first-ever Forest School-themed activity card deck. Beautifully designed and packed with ideas, this handy reference tool created for families, forest school leaders, kids teachers, and anyone else who wants to try forest school, offers 48 games, crafts and skill-building activities to inspire outdoor fun and build a lasting relationship with nature. It complements Jane Worroll & Peter Houghton’s previous books (Play the Forest School Way and A Year of Forest School), containing activities from those books in a simplified, pocket-sized format.
The deck is divided into four suits; Team Games, Survival Skills, Forest Crafts and Connecting to Nature. From building dens and gathering wild food to making bark masks and playing Hungry Birds, the deck will help you enjoy a magical day, full all the wonder nature can offer. The accompanying booklet explains how to use the deck so that all can feel inspired and motivated to head outside.
I Love the Mountains
Boom-dee-ah-da, Boom-dee-ah-da, Boom boom boom!
I love the mountains, I love the rolling hills,
I love the flowers, I love the daffodils,
I love the fireside, when all the lights are low,
Take a walk in the mountains and sing this rollicking song, whether for you it’s a beloved campfire tradition or a brand new rhyme. Little ones will love the bouncing melody and the Meyers’ adorable illustrations, and parents will love the nostalgia of simpler times and summer camp songs.
Letters to the Happy Camper
Send them off to camp with love. Give your young camper this keepsake book of letters to keep them company and encourage reflection. You (or a group of loved ones) fill out the first part of each letter and seal with the enclosed stickers. Once at camp, your child will be able to open the letters and add to them, writing and drawing in their own thoughts, memories, and observations to create a souvenir that you'll treasure for years to come.
• Includes 12 tear-and-send letters, plus full-color stickers to seal the letter flaps and sides • A great gift or self-purchase for parents, grandparents, or family members of camp-aged children • An easy way to send encouragement and love to a child at summer camp • Works for kids at both day camp and sleepaway camp