A lyrical and scientific exploration of the ways kids are supported by nature, new from the creators of You Are Stardust and Wild Ideas.

Watch the Videos

Video: Behind the Art with Illustrator Soyeon Kim

Soyeon talks about the process of creating the diorama artwork in the book.


Video: Behind the Science with Author Elin Kelsey

Elin explains the scientific research behind three of the poetic lines in the book.



Download the Teacher's Guide

A guide to using this book in schools and libraries, created by an elementary educator with a research background in environmental science.

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About the Author & Illustrator

ELIN KELSEY, PhD, is an award-winning author and a leading spokesperson for hope and the environment. In 2014, she co-created #OceanOptimism, a Twitter campaign to crowd-source and share ocean conservation successes which has reached 90 million users to date. She frequently works on projects with the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Stanford University and the University of Victoria and is passionate about engaging kids in hopeful, science-based, environmental solutions.

SOYEON KIM is a Toronto-based, Korean-born artist who specializes in fine sketching and painting techniques to create three-dimensional dioramas. She is a graduate of the Visual Arts and Education programs at York University.

To Order

US Distributor: PGW/Ingram Publisher Services

Canadian Distributor: UTP Distribution

Also available through wholesalers and booksellers across North America and online. Questions? Contact the Publisher.