In Darryl McGrath’s new book “Flight Paths; A Field Journal of Hope, Heartbreak, and Miracles with New York’s Bird People,” published under the State University of New York Press’ Excelsior Editions imprint, the story of how teams of biologists worked to stabilize and eventually restore the populations of these birds is interwoven with the challenges to, and efforts being taken on behalf of, four other threatened bird species to yield what is described as “engaging” and “compelling” by early reviewers.
Let’s face it: children ask an astonishing number of questions, and children exposed to even a tiny bit of nature ask an exponentially larger number. Parents – or for that matter, grandparents, aunts, uncles, teachers and anyone else with an interest in a child’s overall education and well-being – naturally want to be able to […]
You’ll not find The Well-read Naturalist participating in many virtual book tours, so when I do, you can be sure it’s for a book that I think is well worth it.
Continuing with the books for children and young adults theme this week brings us to a work that is unquestionably a book for children: Fidget’s Folly. The second Fidget book by the author and illustrator team of Stacey Patterson and Vadim Gorbatov, Fidget’s Folly take up the story of Fidget and Echo, a pair of young Peregrine […]