Let’s ReadMarch 18, 2015

By Mary Barrett

Sharing Nature with Children (20th Anniversary Edition)

By Joseph Cornell

Published by Dawn Publications, 12402 Bitney Springs Road, Nevada City, California 95959

176 pages, paperback, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-88322-073-0

The author drew upon a wealth of experience in nature education to significantly revise and expand his book. New nature games, favorites from the field, and his typically insightful commentary make the second edition of this special classic even more valuable to nature lovers world-wide. Children will love reading this book.

Joseph Cornell has felt a sensitive attunement with the mysteries and beauties of nature.

John Muir: My Life with Nature

80 pages, paperback, $9.95, ISBN 978-1-58469-009-2

This book of John Muir is told in his own words, brimming with his spirit and his adventures. Joseph Cornell is well loved for his ability to help others experience the joyous quality of nature. The result is a book with an aliveness, a presence of goodness, adventure, enthusiasm and sensitive love of each animal and plant.

Joseph Cornell is one of the world’s leading nature educators. He is the founder of Sharing Nature Worldwide.

Stickeen: John Muir and the Brave Little Dog

By John Muir as retold by Donnell Rubay

32 pages, paperback, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-88322-078-5

John Muir is one great explorer and environmentalist. He first met the little dog Stickee while exploring in Alaska. This is the true story of their challenging and memorable adventure climbing the glaciers of the north country. It is retold by former lawyer and teacher, Donnell Rubay.

John Muir’s deep love for the natural world helped inspire the preset-day environmental movement.

The Tree in the Ancient Forest

By Carol Reed-Jones

32 pages, paperback, $8.95, ISBN 978-1-88322-021-0

The remarkable web of plants and animals living around a single old fir tree takes on a life of its own. The author portrays the amazing ways in which the inhabitants of the forest depend upon one another for survival. This book has a complete guide to the forest creatures and there interrelationships.

Carol Reed-Jones lives in the Pacific Northwest where she loves to walk in ancient forests.

These are wonderful books for children to read and learn all about nature.

These books can be found at your local bookstore, by writing to the publisher at the above address, by using the website www.dawnpub.com, by calling 800-545-7475 or by checking your local library.

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