By Andrea Koehle Jones, January 1, 2021 I’ve been busy writing during the pandemic. I write books to introduce children to the wonders of nature. These are my latest children’s book manuscripts and also where I work on my bloglines and pitches. Children’s picture book manuscripts Fiction TIDE TURNERS — … Read more
Andrea Koehle Jones, founder of The ChariTree Foundation, author, environmental education advocate, and founding partner of The FirstLine Foundation, tells the story of how she went from being a CBC Newsworld journalist and Greenpeace communications strategist to building one of the sweetest little children’s charities out there. “Let’s give kids … Read more
In this Paris Review series, writers present the books getting them through these strange times. I completely agree with Frankie Thomas – The Secret Garden is the perfect pandemic read. “With brutal swiftness, nine-year-old Mary is orphaned, removed from colonial India—the only home she’s ever known—and taken to stay with … Read more
While the pandemic is giving kids less opportunities to get outside in nature, the bright side is it reminds us of what’s at stake for the planet plus parents and kids have a lot more time to read. Here are our top 5 Canadian children’s books on the environment — perfect for Earth Day and every day! Happy reading. 💚🌎
Reaching up, reaching out, but still we take you.
I have moved to the mountains for several months to finish my second book, The Hummingbird Trees. I have been working on this YA novel about a young empath with a powerful connection to trees for five years. I am getting ready to review the latest edits and let The Hummingbird Trees go … Read more