“If children are going to make a lifelong commitment to protect the environment for themselves and future generations, they first need time to explore the wonders of nature.” Andrea Koehle Jones
Children’s need nature books
Canadian children’s environmental education advocate and environmental journalist Andrea Koehle Jones is dedicated to introducing children to the wonders of nature.
Andrea is an award-winning documentary producer, has a master’s degree in journalism and is the founder of The ChariTree Foundation, a powerful little children’s environmental education charity. She is also a clean tech investor.
Andrea is a recipient of the Canadian Camping Association’s Award of Excellence for her national environmental education program that gives local trees to children at summer camps. She is a graduate of Queen’s University as well as Western University‘s Graduate School of Journalism. She lives on a tree-topped island off the coast of Vancouver, Canada.
Andrea is the author of the The Wish Trees. She also wrote the lyrics to the tree song My Persephone. Andrea donates a portion of her book and music sales to local, national and international environmental education projects for children and teens.
Andrea is a member of 12x12pb and SCBWI.