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Yes—Old MacDonald did have a garden! Jo MacDonald, the granddaughter of the old gent in the popular children’s song, introduces kids to garden creatures in my new children’s book Jo MacDonald Had a Garden. And if he’s an eco-friendly kind of …
One year my daughter made my husband what he considers his favorite Father’s Day gift: A garden.
Children’s author Mary Quattlebaum reviews Hummingbirds: Facts and Folklore from the Americas.
April brings backyard birds and National Poetry Month! Your family can celebrate with a delightful rhyming picture book, Bring on the Birds
In spring, to borrow a few poetic phrases from Alfred Lord Tennyson, a young person’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of … kite flying, dirt digging, seed planting and other outdoor activities.
Get tips for having a “green” Valentine’s Day with your kids this year.
‘Tis the season … for baking, decorating, wrapping, snacking and lots of fa-la-la. In the midst of the list-checking and merry-making, though, do you and your kids sometimes need to take a tranquil five (or 10 or 30)? Getting outside is a great way …
Children’s author Mary Quattlebaum shares a book about eight Earth Heroes who “gave back” to the natural world.
Children’s author Mary Quattlebaum inspires kids to keep tabs on the neighborhood flocks
Nature in the city? Nothing, nada, zip. Or at least that’s the popular myth. The reality is abundant, quirky, intriguing, green (and pink, brown, gray, black, sleek, furred and feathered). The reality is kids at public parks and urban nature centers. …