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Quarantine Reads By Frankie Thomas: The Secret Garden

April 19th, 2020 | Posted by admin in Portfolio - (Comments Off on Quarantine Reads By Frankie Thomas: The Secret Garden)
The Secret Garden

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 a distant relative in England.” …
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Top 5 Canadian Children’s Books To Teach Kids To Care For The Environment

April 17th, 2020 | Posted by admin in Portfolio - (Comments Off on Top 5 Canadian Children’s Books To Teach Kids To Care For The Environment)

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. 💚🌎
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Pitch for Chomp, Chomp, Pop! by Andrea Koehle Jones

April 16th, 2020 | Posted by admin in Portfolio - (Comments Off on Pitch for Chomp, Chomp, Pop! by Andrea Koehle Jones)

Just finished CHOMP, CHOMP, POP! a silly/sassy 375-word professionally edited children’s picture book manuscript. Let’s get kids laughing + connecting with the wonders of nature as well as excited about using onomatopoeias. For PreSchool – Grade 1 and fans of The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! CHOMP, CHOMP, POP! When Sloth chews gum tossing his empty …
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Best 5 Earth Day Quotes for #EarthDay50

April 16th, 2020 | Posted by admin in Portfolio - (Comments Off on Best 5 Earth Day Quotes for #EarthDay50)
Best Earth Day quotes

“I’m planting a tree to teach me to make the world a better place.” ― Andrea Koehle Jones
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Pitch for The Hummingbird Trees by Andrea Koehle Jones

April 16th, 2020 | Posted by admin in Portfolio - (Comments Off on Pitch for The Hummingbird Trees by Andrea Koehle Jones)

Here area few recent Twitter pitches for The Hummingbird Trees, an upper middle grade magical realism fantasy manuscript: THE HAZEL WOOD / STRANGER THINGS / ANNE OF GREEN GABLES / THE THING ABOUT JELLYFISH 11yo Laurel can tap into tree-to-tree communication. Now she must race across the globe to save her family, the trees and …
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Reaching up, reaching out… but still we take you

October 2nd, 2017 | Posted by admin in Portfolio - (Comments Off on Reaching up, reaching out… but still we take you)

Reaching up, reaching out, but still we take you.
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Tree quotes by Canadian environmentalist and author Andrea Koehle Jones

September 25th, 2017 | Posted by admin in Portfolio - (Comments Off on Tree quotes by Canadian environmentalist and author Andrea Koehle Jones)
earth day quote

“I’m planting a tree to teach me to make the world a better place.”

― Andrea Koehle Jones, The Wish Trees
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The mountains are calling…

September 24th, 2017 | Posted by admin in Portfolio - (Comments Off on The mountains are calling…)

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 out into the world to …
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Andrea Koehle Jones Completes First Draft of The Hummingbird Trees during #NanoWriMo

January 27th, 2015 | Posted by admin in Portfolio - (Comments Off on Andrea Koehle Jones Completes First Draft of The Hummingbird Trees during #NanoWriMo)

The Star Catchers – One family’s Earth Day Project

April 21st, 2014 | Posted by admin in Portfolio - (Comments Off on The Star Catchers – One family’s Earth Day Project)

Where have all the starfish gone? Every week I take the kids to the far side of the island to look for sea stars. We have been looking since last fall without success. It feels like the starfish are canaries in the coal mine of the ocean and that’s something to feel sad about and …
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