Introduce your baby to the stunning artwork of famous naturalist John James Audubon.
John James Audubon was an ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. He is known for his stunning illustrations and paintings of North American birds in their natural habitats, painting over 700 species discovering 25 new kinds of birds during his lifetime. John James Audubon Painted Birds shares his legacy and his love of nature with budding bird-watchers through a clever poem and gorgeous illustrations. As Audubon said, “the world is not given by [our] fathers, but borrowed from [our] children.”
Introduce your baby to the fascinating adventures of famous naturalist John Muir.
John Muir was a Scottish-born American naturalist, author who became known as “Father of the National Parks.” Millions have read his letters, essays, and books of his adventures in nature, and his advocacy was essential in helping to preserve many beautiful parts of the West—especially Yosemite National Park. Kate Coombs’ enchanting poem and Seth Lucas’ adorable illustrations share Muir’s love of the Sierras, the Sequoias and Redwoods, and the birds and animals of the West with the next generation of little nature-lovers, fostering a life-long appreciation of the world around them.
Introduce your baby to Henry David Thoreau, his time at Walden Pond, and how he enjoyed living in the woods.
Henry David Thoreau was an American author, poet, historian, and philosopher. Millions of people have read his writings, and a favorite of many is Walden, the story of the year he spent gardening, whittling, and walking in the woods around his tiny house Walden Pond. Thoreau still influences people today, and is considered extremely important to the environmentalist movement. Kate Coombs’ enchanting poem and Seth Lucas’ adorable illustrations share Thoreau’s experiences with the next generation of little nature-lovers, fostering a life-long appreciation of the world around them while learning to Be Creative, Be Brilliant, and Be Yourself.
“Johnny walked for miles and miles, shared his stories and his smiles. Johnny cared for little plants, children, forests, birds, and ants.”
John Chapman, known as “Johnny Appleseed,” planted apple tree nurseries all over the US. He believed in trying to never harm a living thing, so he advocated for animal rights and planted seeds instead of grafting tree branches like most other orchardists. Now even babies can enjoy this wonderful story through Kate Coombs’ poetry and Seth Lucas’ beautiful artwork. Watch Johnny Appleseed be brought to life for young readers, encouraging them to Be Adventurous and Be Kind to every person, animal, and plant they meet.
“Ansel begged his parents to take him to Yosemite. He got a camera there, and Ansel learned to see.”
Ansel Adams was twelve years old when he received his first camera on a trip to Yosemite National Park. He spent the rest of his life taking pictures and advocating for conservation. Now even babies can enjoy this wonderful story through Kate Coombs’ poetry and Seth Lucas’ beautiful artwork. Watch Ansel Adams be brought to life for young readers, encouraging them to Be Adventurous and Be Creative.
Introduce your brilliant baby to the inspiring primatologist and anthropologist Jane Goodall.
Jane Goodall loved animals from the time she was a child. She studied in Africa, and then traveled to Tanzania to learn all about chimpanzees. She befriended the chimpanzees, learning important things we didn’t know about how they make and use tools—and that they aren’t vegetarians! After decades of study, Jane works today to inspire people to conserve the environment and protect animals. Kate Coombs’ engaging narrative and Seth Lucas’ captivating art teach young readers about this award-winning primatologist, encouraging little naturalists to Be Kind and Be Adventurous.
Introduce your brilliant baby to famous naturalist and painter Georgia O’Keeffe.
Georgia O’Keeffe went to art school in Chicago and New York, but when she saw the New Mexico desert, she fell in love! She moved to New Mexico and wanted to share its beauty with the world through her paintings. Kate Coombs’ engaging story and Seth Lucas’ beautiful art bring Georgia O’Keeffe to life for young readers, encouraging little naturalists to Be Adventurous and Be Creative.