2019 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE – Nature & Gardening Books From Timber Press

by Valerie, Mom Knows It All

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MOM KNOWS IT ALL 2019 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE - Nature & Gardening Books From Timber Press

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Timber Press has put out some beautiful gift books to add to your holiday shopping this year!

A Garden Miscellany: An Illustrated Guide to the Elements of the Garden is a gorgeous hardcover gift book that has beautiful illustrations and tells you everything you could ever want to know about every kind of gardening. It’s the perfect gift for the gardener or gardener want to be.

Animals Reviewed: Starred Ratings of Our Feathered, Finned, and Furry Friends is a hilarious collection of reviews of zoo animals collected from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums from all across the US. This book makes a fun gift for stockings, gift exchanges, children and adults alike!

Nature Play at Home: Creating Outdoor Spaces that Connect Children with the Natural World is a detailed and complete guide to creating play spaces in nature for you and your children. Beautiful photographs on almost every page! Any parent, grandparent or child care giver would love this one!

A Garden Miscellany: An Illustrated Guide to the Elements of the Garden

A Garden Miscellany: An Illustrated Guide to the Elements of the Garden

Do you know a folly from a ha-ha? Can an allée be pleached? Does a skep belong on a plinth? Answers to these questions—plus a gazebo-ful of information, stories, and visual delights—await in this charming exploration of the stuff gardens are made of. Garden historian Suzanne Staubach covers everything from arbors to water features, reveling in the anecdotes that accompany each element. Filled with revelations and fanciful illustrations by Julia Yellow, A Garden Miscellany promises new discoveries with each reading—a book to be returned to again and again.

About the Author

Suzanne Staubach writes, pots, and gardens in northeast Connecticut. After a long career in independent bookselling, she now writes and speaks about garden and ceramic history, and sells her handmade pottery nationwide. She is the author of three previous books.

Animals Reviewed: Starred Ratings of Our Feathered, Finned, and Furry Friends

Animals Reviewed: Starred Ratings of Our Feathered, Finned, and Furry Friends

  • By: Association of Zoos and Aquariums
  • Paperback: 180 pages
  • Publisher: Timber Press (October 29, 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1604699604
  • ISBN-13: 978-1604699609
  • Purchase from the publisher’s website

Are you ready to #RateASpecies?

Zoos and aquariums have poked wild fun at their animal friends—and their “product reviews” will leave your pack howling! Packed with adorable animal photos and laced with wit and humor, Animals Reviewed is a must-read for animal lovers of all ages. Proceeds benefit the Association of Zoos and Aquarium’s mission to advance animal welfare, public engagement, and conservation.

About the Author

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of zoos and aquariums in the areas of conservation, education, science, and recreation. AZA represents more than 230 institutions in the United States and overseas, which collectively draw more than 195 million visitors every year. These institutions meet the highest standards in animal care and provide a fun, safe, and educational family experience. In addition, they dedicate millions of dollars to support scientific research, conservation, and education programs.

Nature Play at Home: Creating Outdoor Spaces that Connect Children with the Natural World

Nature Play at Home: Creating Outdoor Spaces that Connect Children with the Natural World

Access to technology has created a generation of children who are more plugged in than ever before—often with negative consequences. But there is a solution. Unrestricted outdoor play helps reduce stress, improve health, and enhance creativity, learning, and attention span. In Nature Play at Home, Nancy Striniste gives you the tools you need to make outdoor adventures possible in your own backyard. With hundreds of inspiring ideas and illustrated, step-by-step projects, this hardworking book details how to create playspaces that use natural materials—like logs, boulders, sand, water, and plants of all kinds. Projects include hillside slides, seating circles, sand pits, and more.

PURCHASE

These books can be purchased online from the Timber Press website, or at retailers including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million and Indiebound.

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