FIONA COHEN is a science writer whose writing has appeared in the Seattle Post-IntelligencerGeorgia Straight, Victoria Times Colonist, and Canadian Geographic. She has had a lifelong passion for the natural history of the Pacific Northwest. She lives in Seattle and volunteers with Seattle Audubon. A science illustrator, writer, and educator, MARNI FYLLING has a BS in zoology from UC Davis and a graduate certificate in natural science illustration from UC Santa Cruz. Her favorite thing to do is explore tide pools--although sketching insects and wildflowers (or just about anything else) is a close second.
A PNBA Bestseller!
This beautiful field guide with winsome scientific illustrations
encourages kids to get outside and experience nature with all of
--Booklist A fine primer for children and families ready to explore Cascadia's extraordinary habitats.
--Kirkus Reviews Encourage outdoor exploration and provide a summer teaching moment -- without your kids even knowing it. Area resident Fiona Cohen's descriptions of the flora and fauna are short, clear and fun, with lots of kids-friendly facts that will stick in their brains (and yours).
--Seattle Times Curious Kids Nature Guide explores the wonders of our Pacific Northwest playground with fun facts and illustrations that will have little adventurers itching to get outdoors. --Seattle Magazine "If you have a little kid with big curiosity...about the amazing array of critters and plants sharing our lush NW environment, [this book] will likely provide answers to his or her questions and spark many more."
--Seattle's Child Older kids who love spouting off animal facts will be all about this beautifully illustrated exploration of Pacific Northwest nature.
--Seattle Met Magazine Children who love the outdoors will appreciate this new book, which introduces our region's flora and fauna with simple, easy-to-follow text and meticulous line drawings.
--Portland Oregonian This book is a great complement to adventuring families.
--PDX Parent [This book will] help our kids learn more about our incredible area, while developing their love of learning.
--Northwest Healthy Mama There is so much that my children are going to learn, and I couldn't be more excited. I recommend this nature book for any Pacific Northwest family.
--Brought to You By Mom
I love how the book provides different layers to learning, which is part of its broad age appeal. I enjoyed reading it as much as my daughter did.
--Special Needs Travel Mom Not only is there a beautifully illustrated picture guide available for the kids (and me!) but then there is 1+ paragraph about each amazing creature with great details.
--Long Wait for Isabella Delightful... Cohen has given just enough information to intrigue the curious to look more closely, more often at the big wild world around us.
--Books 'n' Bytes