Instill a Lifelong Love of Reading
If you have a young reader on your Christmas list, here is a selection of our children’s books, guaranteed to be much-appreciated holiday gifts. A love of reading is the best gift you can give a child!
Up Where the Stars Are is an uplifting story by award-winning author Ryan Jacobson and award-winning illustrator Michelle Hazelwood Hyde. It showcases the positive power of imagination and celebrates the unique gifts that every child possesses. It also introduces children to nine constellations, complete with instructions for finding them in the night sky. The picture book was created with the assistance and support of the Angelman Syndrome Foundation. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Up Where the Stars Are benefits the Angelman Syndrome Foundation.
Christy Gove thrills readers with true stories of rescue and rehabilitation with her best-selling Maggie the One-Eyed Peregrine Falcon, Esther the Eaglet, and Greta the Great Horned Owl, plus her latest Bailey the Bear Needs Help!, a tale of an injured bear’s recovery and return to nature.
Tweens and teens will love Rock Collecting for Kids and Fossils for Kids by Dan R. Lynch. Insects & Bugs for Kids by Jaret C. Daniels is also sure to be a hit. Backyard Birding for Kids by Erika Zambello is the best way to introduce your child to bird-watching and ornithology. Stargazing for Kids: An Introduction to Astronomy by Jonathan Poppele is a season-by-season tour of the night sky. Stargazing for Kids provides advice that helps children experience success while stargazing―with practical tips on locating each constellation.
Nature Explorer is a kids’ guide to observing and interacting with the natural world. Whether you live in the middle of a big city or in the rural countryside, nature surrounds you the moment you step outside. It’s the air you breathe and the ground beneath your feet. It’s the birds, the bugs, the grass, and the trees. Help a child celebrate the great outdoors and become a nature explorer with acclaimed artist and naturalist Jenny deFouw Geuder. Jenny is also the author of the Nature Explorer Sketchbook, a kids’ introduction to observing and recording discoveries in nature.
Goodnight Great Outdoors by Lucas Alberg is a gentle, calming story celebrating the wonders of the great outdoors by saying goodnight to nature. The book is beautifully illustrated by Megan Marie Myers and is also available in board book format. Lucas Alberg’s next book, Good Morning, Mother Nature, will be released on April 9, 2024. Pre-order your copy now!
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