Highly Recommended Photo-Story
LOST IN THE WOODS: A Photographic Fantasy
Carl Sams II, Jean Stoick. From
the authors of the bestseller Stranger in the Woods,
nature lovers of all ages will appreciate the amazing
photography and the gentle words that tell the story
of a fawn waiting for her mother’s return. 9-1/4 x
9-3/4, 48p, color photos, 2004, ages 3 - 8.
$19.95 CAN $19.95
STRANGER IN THE WOODS: A Photographic
Carl Sams II, Jean Stoick. As the
woodland creatures emerge from their winter storm
shelter, they discover there is something or someone –
new in the forest. Who is this stranger?
Stunning photos and a light, lyrical text will appeal
to nature lovers of all ages. A highly
recommended, award-winner. 9-3/4 x 9-1/4, 48p, color
photos, 2000, all ages.
$19.95 CAN $19.95
THE GREAT OUTDOORS GAMES & PUZZLES
Helene Hovanec, Patrick Merrell.
Bring the outdoors inside with 100 mazes, word games,
picture puzzles, jokes and riddles, brainteasers, and
fun-packed activities. An amusing and
educational nature walk for city and country kids
alike. 8 x 10-3/4, 144p, b&w illustrations, 2007,
G6798 paperback..........US $9.95
KIDS’ OUTDOOR ADVENTURE BOOK: 448 Great Things to Do
in Nature Before You Grow Up (Falcon Guide)
Stacy Tornio, Ken Keffer. A year-round “how-to”
activity guidebook for getting kids outdoors and
exploring nature. Includes 448 things to do in
nature for kids of all ages. Offers craft
projects, fun outing ideas, garden recipes nostalgic
outdoor games, and more. Filled with fascinating
facts about nature, useful tips and tricks, and plenty
of additional resources. A fun, practical
activity guide offering a hands-on approach to getting
involved in nature. 7-1/2 x 9-1/4, 224p, color
illustrations, 2013, ages 3-13.
$18.95 CAN $20.95
FORESTS AND WOODS
(Collins Nature Explorers)
Nick Baker. Have your kids ever
wondered: how old are the trees in the woods; what
creatures live inside the forest; where to watch
animals without being seen; how to whistle like a bird
and track a deer? Discover facts like these
through this hands-on book geared to parents and
teachers. Contains straightforward, step-by-step
projects, allowing you to help your children explore
the forest and woods. Ideal supplements to
school science projects and perfect activities for
weekends and vacations. 7-1/2 x 9-3/4, 72p, 100 color
photos + illustrations, 2007, ages 18+.
title has gone out of print - limited copies
F0789 paperback..........US $9.95
NATURE RANGER (Nature Activities)
Richard Walker. Kids can become an
expert nature ranger with this hands-on guide.
Features over thirty (30) fun and easy-to-do
activities and amazing things to see, discover, and
explore. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4, 72p, color photos, 2006, ages
title has gone out of print - only 3 copies
N0694 paperback ..........US
$9.99 CAN $12.99
Marie-Claire La Flair. An
interactive book to learning more about trees in
Canada (23 species) and keep a leaf collection.
Helps kids to collect and press leaves, identify trees
in their region, as well as make arts and crafts with
the leaves that they have gathered. Packed with
fun and learning. 8-1/2 x 11, 52p, color
illustrations, 2005, ages 6-10.
L6986 paperback ..........US
$4.99 CAN $5.99
NATURE'S ART BOX
Laura Martin. Award Winner.
From t-shirts to twig baskets, 65 cool projects for
craft kids to make with natural materials you can find
anywhere. Twigs, vines, pinecones, flowers,
leaves, rocks, shells, moss, feathers - they're all
gifts of the earth. Add just a few inexpensive
store-bought items, such as glue, string, and wire,
and anyone can create beautiful, natural works of
art. Helps kids learn to be creative and
conscientious stewards of nature's resources. 8-1/2 x
10-7/8, 224p, color illustrations, 2003, ages 9+.
$16.95 CAN $19.95
THE NATURE CONNECTION: An Outdoor Workbook
for Kids, Families, and Classrooms
Clare Walker Leslie. An
interactive workbook packed with creative, year-round
nature activities. Guides kids to observe and
record, what they see, hear, smell, and touch
outdoors, whether they live in the country, the city,
or somewhere in between. Offers dozens of fun
things to do during every season. Sure to engage
the whole family to rediscover the world outside with
The Nature Connection. 7-3/8 x 9-1/4, 304p,
2-color illustrations, 2010, ages 8-13.
$15.95 CAN $18.95
THE KIDS' GUIDE TO NATURE ADVENTURES: 80
Great Activities for Exploring the Outdoors
Joe Rhatigan. A "nature guide"
packed with detail about how to have fun exploring the
natural world, from the backyard to the seashore, the
forest and national parks. Contains eighty (80)
cool outdoors activities to choose from (projects,
games, hikes, and more). A must for young
environmentalists and outdoor adventures. 8 1/2 x 10,
128p, color photos, 2003, ages 9-12.
title has gone out of print - only 1 copy
K3738 paperback ..........US
$17.95 CAN $24.95
GREAT LAKES WILDLIFE NATURE ACTIVITY BOOK
James Kavanagh. “The first step on
the learning ladder.” An activity book geared to
helping kids learn and appreciate the animals in their
surroundings. Filled with dozens of full-color
games and activities. 8 x 10, 32p, 2004, ages 4-12.
G2634 paperback ..........US
$6.95 CAN $9.95
ARTY FACTS SERIES
Kids discover the wonders of the natural
world around them and have fun expressing what they
learn through art activities.
PLANTS & ART ACTIVITIES
UNDER ONE ROCK: Bugs, Slugs and other Ughs
Rosie McCormick. Kids will have
fun making interesting creations based on what they
learn about petals, tree bark, seeds, vegetables, and
more. 9-1/4 x 10, 48p, color photos + diagrams, 2002,
A1382 paperback..........US $8.95
INSECTS, BUGS & ART ACTIVITIES
Steve Parker, Polly Goodman.
Kids make creations about caterpillars, butterflies,
worms, fireflies, and more. 9-1/4 x 10, 48p, color
photos + diagrams, 2002, ages 8-9.
$8.95 CAN $10.95
Tony Fredericks. Award winner.
Have you ever peeked under a rock? A whole
community of creatures lives there! One of the
world’s most fascinating habitats is right at your
feet. A wonderfully entertaining and educational
book. 9 x 11, 32p, color illustrations, 2002, ages 4-10.
U0275 paperback..........US $7.95
Henry Art, Michael Robbins. Take
your eyes, ears and nose for a walk in the
woods! Young naturalists will learn how to see
beyond their own noses, "read" the woods for signs of
the presence of animals, interpret sounds, and
identify odors. Enough information on trees,
terrain, plants, and wildlife for 100 walks in the
woods. A complete first primer. 7-1/2 x
9-1/2,128p, 150 color photos & illustrations,
2003, ages 8-12.
$14.95 CAN $17.95
WOODS, PONDS, & FIELDS
Ellen Doris. Provides kids with
the tools to explore the natural world for themselves
– how to go out into the natural environments around
them to observe and collect. Packed with ideas
and projects for exploring the ecology of woods,
ponds, and fields. 8-1/2 x 11-1/4, 64p, 200+ color
photos, 1994, ages 9+.
$16.95 CAN $23.95
TREES: Fantastic Facts
Peter Mellett. Packed with
information about trees – learn about the parts of a
tree and their functions. Includes 19 projects
to help young readers discover the life cycle of a
tree, as well as more than 250 color photographs and
diagrams that help explain all about trees.
Ideal for use at home or at school. 7-3/4 x 7-3/4,
64p, color photos & illustrations, 2000, ages
T0944 paperback..........US $6.95
FACES OF THE FOREST
Tree and animal associations are
wonderfully illustrated and explained, from
oak-hickory forests to the coastal redwoods. A
fun learning experience, with puzzles, picture &
word games, and packed with information. 8-1/2 x
11-1/2, 64p, color and b&w illustrations.
FB437 paperback..........US $6.95
FUN WITH NATURE (Take-Along Guide)
Mel Boring, et al.. A fascinating
book to explore the outdoors. Detailed
descriptions and true-to-life illustrations of 150+
plants, animals and insects. Includes scrapbook
pages. A great activity book for all ages. 8-1/2
x 8-1/2, 288p, color illustrations, 1999, ages 9-12.
$16.95 CAN $21.95
MORE FUN WITH NATURE (Take-Along-Guide)
Mel Boring, et al.. Make nature
walks educational and fun. Kids can identify
berries, look for bird nests and gather rocks in the
park or seashells on the beach. Features 18
activities for kids, as well as 15 scrapbook pages.
8-1/2 x 8-1/2, 224p, 450 color illustrations, 2002,
$16.95 CAN $21.95
THE KIDS BOOK OF THE NIGHT SKY
Ann Love & Jane Drake. Kids
will discover all the secrets the night sky
holds. Features games, like "Night Sky I Spy,"
how to keep an astronomer's log, night sky myths, star
maps for each season, and more. 8-1/2 x 9-1/2, 144p,
two-color illustrations, 2004, ages 9+.
$12.95 CAN $16.95
THE KIDS CAMPFIRE BOOK
Everything you need to know about having
a fun and safe campfire. Includes outdoor
activities, games, ghost stories, night nature lore
and songs for families to share. 8 x 9, 132p, color
illustrations, 1996, ages 6+.
$10.95 CAN $15.95
KIDS COTTAGE GAMES BOOK
Packed with more than 150 games and
activities - old favorites and less familiar games to
play in groups, one-to-one or by yourself. 8 x 9,
$11.95 CAN $16.95
BACKYARD EXPLORER KIT: Leaf & Tree
Guide plus Leaf Collecting Album (Revised edition)
Rona Beame. It's the kit that
begins with something kids do naturally - picking up
leaves, collecting pine cones, stuffing their pockets
with acorns - and turns it into seasons full of
educational fun. Combines the Leaf Tree Guide
(covers 100+ trees), the Leaf Collecting Album, and a
durable plastic leaf collecting envelope. A
unique, outdoor activity kit. 94p guide, 64p two-color
album, sheet of stickers, carrying pouch, 2004, ages
B3194 complete kit..........US
$11.95 CAN $16.95
THE COMPLETE BACKYARD NATURE ACTIVITY BOOK
Robin Koontz. The first kids
activity book to combine animal study with 31 fun,
kid-friendly projects. Simple instructions for
creating easy-to-make feeders and habitats to attract
insects, birds, and other small creatures. 8-1/2 x 11,
64p, 64 color illustrations, 1998, ages 8-12.
$12.95 CAN $20.95
THE NIGHT BOOK
Pamela Hickman. Introduce kids to
nature at night and fascinating nocturnal creatures
with hands-on activities and experiments that can be
done day or night with little assistance or equipment.
8 x 10, 48p, color illustrations, 1996, ages 7-11.
N3066 paperback..........US $6.95
David Suzuki, Kathy Vanderlinden.
Build a solar panel, make recycled paper, build a worm
composter or create a forest ecosystem in a jar; these
are just some of the 48 fun-filled, science-based
environmental activities for kids. 8 x 8, 128p, 2001,
$12.95 CAN $16.95
ANCIENT FORESTS: Discovering Nature
Margaret Anderson, et al.. Award
winner. Kids can discover the world of giant
trees in old-growth forests with 16 fun
activities. Take a forest trek, create a forest
mobile, do mazes, crosswords, and more. 8-1/2 x 11,
42p, b&w illustrations, 40 color stickers,1997.
A4415 paperback..........US $5.95
THE ULTIMATE TREES & FLOWERS STICKER
Ideal for home and school
projects. Kids can create their own book of
trees and flowers using their favorite stickers.
Fact-packed labels accompany every reusable sticker.
8-1/2 x 11,16p, 60 full-color stickers, 1995, ages
U009X paperback..........US $6.99
Use this jeweler’s loupe to look more
closely at the world around you. Objects take on
new dimensions, from your own skin to a leaf, from a
twig to a bug, from a shell to something in your
lunch. Helps creativity & scientific
literacy. Fun for all ages. (5X) high quality
LOUPE 1-4..........US $3.95 CAN
..........US $2.75 CAN $4.25
BACKYARD BIRDS: An Introduction
Robert Bateman. From chickadees to
sparrows, Canadian birds are introduced to young
naturalists by this world-renowned wildlife
artist. Conveys key facts about the different
species in a field-guide style through special
"sketchbook" sidebars. A great first birding
book for young readers. 8 x 10, 48p, color
illustrations, 2005, ages 7-12.
B7842 hardcover ..........US
$19.99 CAN $19.99
THE YOUNG BIRDER’S GUIDE TO BIRDS OF
EASTERN NORTH AMERICA (Peterson Field Guides)
Bill Thompson III. A Peterson
Field Guide to help kids identify 200 of the most
common and interesting birds in eastern North
America. Descriptions are packed
with information, including interesting facts about
each bird (i.e. behaviors, characteristics, etc.),
easy-to-read range maps, and much more. A fun,
engaging guide that provides just the right amount of
information for kids who have an interest in birds and
want to learn more. 4-1/2 x 7-1/2, 256p, 300+ color
photos, 200 b&w illustrations, 200 maps, 2008,
$14.95 CAN $16.95
EYE KNOW: TREE
Richard Walker. Follows the life
of a tree showing how trees change their appearance
over the four seasons and how their wood is used to
make toys, tools and furniture. 7-1/4 x 4-1/4, 24p +
flaps, color illustrations, 2006, ages 5-8.
E7731 hardcover ..........US
$8.99 CAN $9.99
EVERYTHING BUG: What Kids Really Want to
Know About Insects and Spiders
Cherie Winner. A compendium of
information about insects and spiders presented in
Q&A format. Includes real kids' questions,
and answers them in a matter-of-fact way.
Combines basic and some more unusual facts with
full-color photos that will interest yound minds. 6 x
9, 64p, 2004, ages 8-11.
E8919 paperback ..........US
$7.95 CAN $9.95
EVERYTHING REPTILE: What Kids Really Want
to Know About Reptiles
Cherie Winner. A written
collection of Q&As about reptiles. Features
straight-forward answers to real kids'
questions. Color photos, combined with facts and
trivia, will interest budding scientists or simply
curious kids. 6 x 9, 64p, 2004, ages 8-11.
E1647 paperback ..........US
$7.95 CAN $9.95
SURVIVOR KID: A Practical Guide to
Denise Long. Teaches young
adventurers the survival skills needed if they ever
find themselves lost or in a dangerous situation in
the wild. Filled with basic wilderness know-how
on building shelters and fires, signaling for help,
finding water and food, dealing with dangerous
animals, navigation, and avoiding injuries in the
wilderness. Includes ten (10) fun projects to
hone survival skills. A handy, practical guide
for young outdoor enthusiasts. 5 x 7, 240p, b&w
illustrations, 2011, ages 9+.
$12.95 CAN $13.95
FOREST EXPLORER: A Life-Size Field Guide
Nic Bishop. Explore the mini-wilds
of the forest with this unique photographic nature
guide. Seven dramatic life-size habitat scenes
capture 130+ tiny animals, from aphids & beetles
to slugs & toads, just as they appear in
nature. Includes fascinating field notes and
expert tips on beginners’ forest exploration. 9 x 12,
48p, color photos, 2004, ages 5+.
$17.95 CAN $23.99
D.M. Souza. Trees play an
indispensable role in the lives of all living
organisms on Earth, but as common as they are, many
are far from ordinary. This book explores the
wackiest of trees, from the weird-looking Welwitschia
to the bizarre banyan. Others include the
baobab, strangler fig, mangrove, boojum, and the
bristlecone pine. 8 x 9-1/4, 64p, color photos, 2003,
W246X paperback..........US $8.95
WATCHING NATURE: A Beginner's Field Guide
Monica Russo. Full of tips on how
to spot and identify, by sight or sound, animals,
insects and plants in various seasons and habitats, as
well as how to record observations. A handy
guide designed to help all beginning naturalists to
get the most from outdoor experiences. 8-1/2 x 10,
96p, color photos, 2002, ages 8-12.
item has gone out of print - only 3 copies
W1306 paperback ..........US
$9.95 CAN $15.95
THE WOODS SCIENTIST (Scientists in the
Stephen Swinburne. A devoted
nature lover and animal tracker, Sue Morse shares her
knowledge and love of some of the creatures that
inhabit America's woodlands. A compelling look
into the vulnerable homes of bear, lynx, deer, bobcat,
and all the dwellers of the woods. 9-1/2 x 11-1/4,
48p, color photos, 2002, ages 9-12.
$16.00 CAN $25.95
WOOD (True Books: Natural Resources)
Christin Ditchfield. An
introduction to one of the earth's resources -
wood. Describes different types of wood, how it
is processed and used, where various kinds of trees
grow, and the need to protect this vital resource.
7-1/4 x 8-3/4, 48p, color photos, 2002, ages 8-10.
W3702 paperback..........US $6.95
COOL WOODS: A Trip around the World's
Jane Drake and Ann Love. Takes us
on an unforgettable journey around the top of the
globe, from North American wetlands and mountains,
through the Siberian Taiga, to the Old World Forests
of Europe. Introduces a region of incredible
importance - the "lungs of the earth" that is under
siege. The book is not only informative and
beautiful, but a call to action to anyone who cares
about our planet. 8 x 10, 80 pages, color
illustrations, 2003, ages 9+.
$19.95 CAN $26.99
THE LIFE CYCLE OF A TREE
Bobbie Kalman, Kathryn Smithyman.
A straightforward primer describing basic facts about
trees, their function in a forest, and how they
benefit animals, people, and the environment.. 8-1/2 x
9-1/2, 32p, color photos & illustrations, 2002,
L6893 paperback..........US $5.95
WHAT IS A FOREST?
Bobbie Kalman, Kathryn Smithyman.
Kids will be fascinated by the types of forests, the
elements of a forest ecosystem, the range of plants
and animals that live there, and the importance of
forests to the rest of the Earth. 8-1/2 x 9-1/2, 32p,
color illustrations, November 2002, ages 7-12.
W9691 paperback..........US $6.95
OUR WILD WORLD SERIES
Each book brings to life the natural
history and life cycle information kids love to read
about - like where the animal lives, what it eats,
when it sleeps, how it raises its young, and
more. Up-close photos and illustrations show the
animals in their natural habitats. Includes "Fun
Facts." Each: 8-1/2 x 8-1/2, 48p, 30 color photos
& illustrations, 2000, ages 7-10.
paperback..........US $7.95 CAN $9.95
$7.95 CAN $9.95
$7.95 CAN $9.95
DEER..........W7432 paperback..........US $7.95
INSECTS (Fantastic Facts)
Jen Green. A “fact file” filled
with 19 information sections on insects & how they
live – and why they survive so successfully.
Includes practical, hands-on projects for kids to
explore and learn, like how to follow an ant trail,
keep a caterpillar, or invite a moth to dinner. 8 x 8,
64p, 200+ color photos & illustrations, 2000, ages
I0901 paperback ..........US
$6.95 CAN $10.95
INSECT (Eyewitness Books)
Laurence Mound. A spectacular and
informative guide to the extraordinary world of
insects. A unique insight into the variety and
complexity of insects, their structure, life cycles,
and behavior. 8-1/2 x 11, 72p, color photos &
illustrations, 2005, ages 8+.
I6926 hardcover ..........
$15.99 CAN $19.99
SALE price..............US $12.95
TREE (Eyewitness Books)
David Burnie. Discover the world
of trees – their structure, variety, and life cycles,
from tiny seeds to forest giants. A fascinating,
visual encyclopedic view of trees, from their leafy
boughs to their roots beneath the soil. 8-1/2 x 11,
64p, color photos & illustrations, 2000, ages 8+.
$15.99 CAN $19.99
LIFE IN THE WOODLANDS
Roseanne Cooper. Offers an
introduction to all forms of woodland life. Kids
can find out what animals, people and plants live in
the woods and how they're affected by the
environmental damage that takes place.. 8-5/8 x
10-5/8, 32p, color photos + illustrations, 2000, ages
L5746 paperback ...........US
$6.95 CAN $8.95
FOREST ANIMALS: Explore the Fascinating
Worlds of Wolves, Moose, Deer, Black Bear
Kathy Feeney, et al.. Explore the
fascinating worlds of these four popular N.A.
mammals. Combines loads of information, with
up-close photos & illustrations, in a fun, and
easy-to-read format. 8-1/2 x 8-1/2, 192p, 100+ color
photos & 20 illustrations, 2000, ages 8-12.
$16.95 CAN $19.95
WILD TRACKS! A Guide to Nature’s
Jim Arnosky. Paws, claws, and
hoofprints – life-size! An illustrated,
informative intro for kids to recognize & read
animal tracks. Filled with intricately drawn
prints from creatures both wild and domestic, as well
as large-scale paintings of the animals in their
environment. Includes a bobcat, wolf, deer,
bighorn sheep and goats, chipmunks & rabbits,
grizzlies & brown bears, horses and burros,
domestic cats & dogs, and even slithering
reptiles! Ideal for a budding naturalist, animal
lover, or artist. 9 x 11-1/2, 32p, color drawings,
2008, ages 6+.
$14.95 CAN $15.95
TRACKS, SCATS & SIGNS (Take Along
Helps kids learn how to spot and
identify clues that 17 wildlife species leave behind
in the woods, fields, and along ponds. A fun way
to turn everyday walks into exciting mysteries. 8-1/2
x 8-1/2, 48p, color, 1995, ages 8-12.
T5995 paperback..........US $7.95
MY FAVORITE TREE: Terrific Trees of North
Diane Iverson. Parents Council
Ltd. Outstanding Selection. Examines the traits
and uses of twenty-six (26) North American
trees. Includes facts on natural history,
dependent wildlife, distribution and more. 10 x 10,
64p, color illustrations, 1999, ages 4-12.
M0939 paperback..........US $9.95
KIDS CANADIAN TREE BOOK
Pamela Hickman. Discover the many
kinds of trees that live in all parts of Canada.
Uses large pictures, hands-on activities and
accessible information. Packed with fascinating
facts to stimulate the interest of young nature
enthusiasts. 8-1/2 x 11, 32p, color illustrations,
K3368 paperback..........US $5.95
TREES, LEAVES & BARK (Take Along
Practical and fun. Helps kids
identify 16 common trees by matching leaves, bark, and
seeds to color illustrations. Filled with facts,
hints, and activity ideas. 8-1/2 x 8-1/2, 48p, color,
1995, ages 8-12.
T6282 paperback..........US $6.95
Also check out Field Guides
ON ONE FLOWER: Butterflies, Ticks and a
Few More Icks
Anthony Fredericks. A goldenrod
flower is a "minibeast" park, have you noticed?
Encourages kids to "take a closer look" and explore
the whole plant-and-animal community inhabiting a
single flower. 9 x 11, 32p, color illustrations, 2006,
O0879 paperback ..........US
$7.95 CAN $10.95
FOREST BRIGHT, FOREST NIGHT
Jennifer Ward. ABA Book Sense -
Summer 2005 Children's Picks. Introduces kids to
both diurnal and nocturnal forest animals. You can
FLIP THIS BOOK to flip from day to night - and back
again. Kids can see someone is always
awake in the forest - and someone else is always
asleep. 9 x 11, 32p, color illustrations, 2005, ages
F0674 paperback ..........US
$8.95 CAN $12.50
NEAR ONE CATTAIL: Turtles, Logs and
Anthony Fredericks. What creatures
live in a bog-boggy place? Discover a medley of
critters that swim, soar or crawl in a wetlands, from
zip-zipping dragonflies to hip-hopping frogs. An
engaging, educational title. 9 x 11, 32p, color
illustrations, 2005, ages 4-10.
N0712 paperback ..........US
$7.95 CAN $10.95
WHAT IS A FOREST (The World Around Us)
Monica Hughes. Introduces what a
forest is, what it sounds and feels like, what lives
there, and much more. Kids can read and learn “what is
a forest,” how people us it, and why it is
important. A good introduction. 8 x 9, 24p,
color illustrations, 2005, ages 4-6.
W281X paperback ..........US
$6.00 CAN $8.50
FOREST FOOD CHAINS
Bobbie Kalman. In a temperate
forest habitat, looks at the plants, herbivores,
carnivores, and omnivores and how they get food energy
through the changing seasons. Shows kids how all
living things are connected to each other. 8-1/2 x
9-1/2, 32p, color photos & illustrations, 2005,
F9898 paperback ..........US
$6.95 CAN $8.95
FOREST (Eye Wonder)
Deborah Lock, Lorrie Mack.
Introduces kids to the different kinds of forests
found around the world, the plants & animals that
populate them, and how they are endangered. A
fact-packed guide to forests. 8 x 10-1/2, 48p, color
photos, 2003, ages 5-8.
F759X hardcover ..........US
$9.99 CAN $12.99
A DAY AT THE SUGAR BUSH: Making Maple
Megan Faulkner. What could be
better than a trip to the sugar bush on a fresh
springtime day! Kids will learn about collecting
sap and making maple syrup. Combines color
photos with simple text. 8 x 10, 32p, color photos,
2004, ages 4-8.
D4116 paperback..........US $4.99
KNUCKLEBOOM LOADERS LOAD LOGS: A Trip to
Joyce Slayton-Mitchell. Kids can
take a trip from the woods to the sawmill and see how
trees, our most important renewable resource, are
turned into lumber, sawdust, wood chips, and many
other useful materials. Includes a glossary of
timber talk, a page of forest facts, and list of
forestry websites for children and teachers. 9 x
11-1/4, 40p, color photos, 2003, ages 4-8.
$15.95 CAN $22.95
FOREST FIRES (Natural Disasters)
Luke Thompson. An insightful look
at forest fires. Kids will learn about how
forest fires start, the elements of a forest fire,
fighting forest fires, and more. 6 x 8-1/2, 48p, color
photos, 2000, ages 4+.
F5702 paperback..........US $6.95
STARTING LIFE: Tree
Claire Llewellyn. Watch the pages
grow as kids discover the amazing life cycle of an
apple tree, from seed to sapling to tree. Also
follow the tree through the seasons and as all sorts
of creatures come and go. Beautiful
illustrations combined with simple, informative text.
8-3/4 x 10-1/2, 32p, color illustrations, 2004, ages
$16.95 CAN $22.95
IN THE FOREST (First Discovery Books)
Illustrations by Pierre de Hugo. A
wonderful introduction to natural science - with
foldout pages to "look-and-learn" about trees, birds,
insects, snakes, bears and more wildlife of the
forest. 7 x 8-1/2, 24p, color illustrations, 2003,
I6368 hardcover..........US $6.95
FOREST ANIMALS (Animals in Their Habitats)
Francine Galko. Shows all kinds of
habitats and the animals that live in them. Find
out how animals hide, and see how people are learning
to protect the animals' homes. 8 x 9, 32p, color
photos, 2003, ages 5-7.
F4364 paperback..........US $6.50
A TREE IS A PLANT (Let’s Read and Find Out
Clyde Robert Bulla. Learn how a
tree grows and how it gets food and water. Find
out what happens to water after it travels through a
tree’s roots, branches, and leaves, and how to figure
out a tree’s age. 8 x 9-7/8, 40p, full color, 2001.
T1968 paperback..........US $4.99
FORESTS ADVENTURES WITH BRUNI THE BEAR
Dr. Reese Halter. Learn with Bruni
and his friends about what makes trees tick, different
kinds of trees, and their importance to the
forest. A good visual storybook primer. 7-1/2 x
8-1/2, 32p, full color, 2001.
F4303 paperback..........US $3.95
AT GRANDPA’S SUGAR BUSH
Margaret Carney. A picture book
about sugaring time. Kids will learn about the
traditional method of making maple syrup. 8 x 10, 32p,
color illustrations, 1997, ages 4-8.
A6715 paperback..........US $6.95
THE FOREST HAS EYES
title has gone out of print and is no longer
$16.95 CAN $24.95
MAPLE TREES (Rookie Read-About Science)
Allan Fowler. Explains where and
how maple tree grow, and how we use maple sap to make
syrup. Colorful photos and simple text. 6 x 7,
32p, color photos, 2001, ages 6-7.
M9857 paperback..........US $4.95
PINE TREES (Rookie Read-About Science)
Allan Fowler. An introduction to
where and how pine trees grow, the different kinds,
and how they are used to make things, like paper and
tar. 6 x 7, 32p, color photos, 2001, ages 6-7.
P9873 paperback..........US $4.95
I CAN NAME 50 TREES TODAY! (The Cat in the
Bonnie Worth. The Cat and Co.
teach beginning readers how to identify different
species from the shape of their crowns, leaves, lobes,
seeds, bark, and fruit. Kids will learn about
many trees common to North America. 6-1/2 x 9, 48p,
color illustrations, 2006, ages 5-8.
I2771 hardcover ..........US
$8.99 CAN $12.99
THE TREE BOOK FOR KIDS AND THEIR GROWN UPS
Gina Ingoglia. “Trees! How do
trees grow? Why do leaves change? What kind of tree is
that? The acclaimed Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s newest
guide answers all kids’ (and their parents’)
tree-related questions in an easy-to-understand
way.” Profiles 33 different U.S. trees (and
North America), including an illustration, and
life-size depictions of its leaf, flower, and
seed. A good introduction to the world of trees
for readers of all ages. 9 x 11, 96p, color
illustrations throughout, 2008, ages 8+.
$15.95 CAN $17.95
FIRE! A Renewal of a Forest
Celia Godkin. Canadian Children's
Book Centre Our Choice 2007. Award-winning
author Godkin is known for her beautiful and
informative books that explore nature’s remarkable
ability to renew itself. In this stunning book,
she has chosen North America’s boreal forests to show
that even a fire’s destructive force is an integral
part of a thriving ecosystem. Explores the life
cycle of a forest, focusing on a devastating fire and
all its implications on the wildlife as well as future
growth & renewal. A clear, educational,
picture/story book. 10-1/2 x 9-1/2, 32p, color
illustrations, 2007, ages 6-9.
$10.95 CAN $12.95
TREE OF LIFE: The Incredible Biodiversity
of Life on Earth
Rochelle Strauss. A beautifully
illustrated and child-friendly introduction to
biodiversity, Tree of Life shows how living things are
classified into five kingdoms – and how each has much
to tell us about all aspects of life on our planet. 9
x 12, 40p, color illustrations, 2004, ages 8+.
$16.95 CAN $19.95
HOW LEAVES CHANGE
Sylvia Johnson. Children's Science
Book Award Winner. How leaves change in autumn
from green to gold and scarlet is a subject that has
fascinated many people. This book explains the
process that creates the splendid autumn colors and
describes the complex natural cycle of which they are
a part. 7-1/8 x 8-5/8, 48p, color photos, 1986, ages
H5133 paperback..........US $5.95
I WONDER WHY PINE TREES HAVE NEEDLES: and
Other Questions About Forests
Jackie Gaff. Which forests have
the tallest trees? Why are rainforest trees like
umbrellas? Where do koalas live? What are
people doing to save forests? Kids will find out
the answers to these and many more questions about
forests and the animals, plants, and people who live
in them. 9-1/4 x 11-1/4, 32p, color illustrations,
2005, ages 5-8.
I8616 hardcover ...........US
$11.95 CAN $17.95
I WONDER WHY TREES HAVE LEAVES: And Other
Questions About Plants
Andrew Charman. "Why do leaves
change color in the fall?" "Are plants really alive?"
and "Why do plants have flowers? These are some
of the questions kids love to ask their parents, and
the answers are "growing" right here! 7 x 8-1/2, 32p,
color illustrations, 2003, ages 4-8.
I663X paperback ..........US
$5.95 CAN $8.95
LIVING IN A TEMPERATE DECIDUOUS FOREST
Carol Baldwin. Shows how people
and animals live in temperate deciduous forests.
Learn what kinds of animals live in these forests and
how they adapt to find food and shelter. Find
out which plants grow well in this forest. Learn
how forests sometime control how people live. 7-1/2 x
9-3/8, 48p, color photos, 2003, ages 8-11.
L2279 paperback..........US $6.95
RETURN OF THE WOLF (Revised ed.)
Steve Grooms. Endorsed by the
National Wildlife Federation. An extensive
description of North America’s most controversial
mammal and how they live. Details wolves’
peculiar history with humans and bring us up-to-date
on their status in the wild. 6 x 9, 192p, 90+ color
photos, 1999, ages 10-14.
$16.95 CAN $24.95
William Kurelek. “The world of the
lumberjack as never before presented in art and
literature.” Kurelek’s personal experience in
the Canadian forest is told in 26 unforgettable
paintings. 8-1/2 x 11, 48p, color throughout, 2000,
This item has
gone out of print, only limited quantities remain.
L3782 paperback..........US $9.95
FORESTS (Wonders of our World)
Neil Morris. Examines the
different kinds of forests around the world, how they
grew, the life they support and efforts to preserve
them. 8 x 10, 32p, color photos and illus., 1998, ages
F8458 paperback..........US $6.95
A DEAD LOG (Small Worlds)
Jen Green. An informative look
into the various forest insects, animals and plants
that live in, on, or under a dead log. 8 x 10, 32p, 45
color photos and illustrations, 1999, ages 7-12.
D1506 paperback..........US $8.95
IN WOODS & FORESTS (Animal Trackers)
Tessa Paul. Teaches kids how to be
an animal detective – all the clues they need to track
their favorite animals. Illustrations show each
animal, its tracks, home, and environment. 9 x 10,
32p, 50 color illustrations, 2000, ages 6-12.
I5920 paperback..........US $7.95
WHILE A TREE WAS GROWING
Jane Bosveld. Selection of the
Children's Book-of-the Month Club. The story of
the oldest living sequoia, whose life spans the Trojan
War, the coming of Christ, and the settling of the new
world. With a fold-out poster (11 x 34). 8-1/2 x
11, 48p, color photos & illustrations, 1997, ages
$14.95 CAN $24.95
THE TREE IN THE ANCIENT FOREST
Carol Reed-Jones. “Best Children’s
Picture Book.” The remarkable web of animals
& plants living around a single fir tree takes on
a life of its own in this stunningly illustrated
story. Complete with a guide to the forest
creatures and their interrelationships. 8 x 11-3/4,
32p, color illustrations, 1995. ages 4-10.
T0319 paperback..........US $7.95
GIANTS IN THE LAND
A story of the human ingenuity needed to
turn the Giant Pines of New England into masts for the
18th century British Navy ships. “Youth
Non-Fiction Top of the List” - Booklist. 8-3/4 x 12,
32p, b&w illustrations, 2000, ages 8-12.
G305X paperback..........US $6.95
WHY DO LEAVES CHANGE COLOR?
Betsy Maestro. Explains the
magical process of how leaves change their color in
autumn, and includes simple activities. 10 x 8, 32p,
color illustrations, 1994, ages 5-9.
W1267 paperback..........US $4.99
BE A FRIEND TO TREES
Patricia Lauber. Why should we be
a friend to trees? Explains the many different
ways we depend on trees and what we can do to protect
them. 10 x 8, 32p, color illus., 1994, ages 5-9.
B1208 paperback..........US $4.99
THE MAPLE SYRUP BOOK
Marilyn Linton. A topical title
for children visiting the sugarbush. Traces the
harvesting of maple syrup from native legend to
commerical enterprise. Full of facts and
activities. 9-1/2 x 8-1/2, 48p, b&w illustrations,
1983, ages 8-12.
M4524 paperback..........US 7.95
Ann Walsh, Kathleen Cook Waldron.
“From cork boots to silviculture, pine beetles to
screeching saws, discover fascinating forestry
facts!” How is plywood made? What are
dozer boats? How has forestry changed in the
last century? These questions and dozens more
are answered in Forestry A-Z. An
informative and intriguing look at forest, forestry,
logging, and trees. 10-3/4 x 8-3/4, 32p, color photos
throughout, 2008, ages 6+.
$19.95 CAN $19.95
Ann Love, Jane Drake. An
introduction to the people, machines and environmental
concerns involved in forestry. Kids learn about
the methods used to cut down trees, the inside
workings of a mill, and the importance of
reseeding. This book will help kids appreciate
the work involved in bringing forestry products to
their homes. Picture-book format. 9-1/4 x 8-1/4,
32p, 4-color, 1996, ages 7-10.
Canada at Work Series F819X
paperback..........US $5.95 CAN $6.95
America at Work Series F4231A
paperback..........US $5.95 CAN $5.95