Category Archives: children’s books

The Wisdom of Trees – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: The Wisdom of Trees, How Trees Work Together to form a Natural Kingdom Author & Illustrator: Lita Judge Publisher: Roaring Book Press, 2021 Ages: 6-11 (and middle school) 48 pages.  Genre: narrative nonfiction/poetry Themes: trees, forests, ecology, communication, poetry, community, ecosystem, history Opening:A Secret Kingdom … Continue reading

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We Will Live in This Forest Again – PPBF

Title: We Will Live in This Forest Again Author & Illustrator: Gianna Marino Publisher: Neal Porter Books, 2020 Ages: 4-8 32 pages.  Genre: narrative nonfiction Themes: forest, wildfires, northern California, forest animals, regrowth, restoration, ecology Opening:We have always lived in this forest. Its trees and … Continue reading

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FIRST FRIEND – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: First Friend, How Dogs Evolved from Wolves to Become Our Best Friends Author: Kersten Hamilton Illustrator: Jaime Kim Publisher: Farrar Strauss Giroux, Feb. 9th 2021 Ages: 4-8 40 pages.  Genre: narrative nonfiction Themes: dogs, evolution, wolves, best friends, pets, nomads, stone age, Opening: Long, … Continue reading

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