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B is for Berkshires

Hardcover, 32 pages, 11 x 9, Childrens Nonfiction, Ages 3-10

ISBN: 978-1-939017-51-2

Availability: In stock


About this Book:

Explore the wonders of the Berkshires — from rolling hills to tumbling waterfalls, from concert halls to dairy farms. This alphabet book, written by Joan Duris and photographed by Berkshire Eagle photojournalist Gillian Jones, combines playful short verses with informative text to introduce children to this thriving area midway between Boston and New York City.

5 Questions with "B is for Berkshires" Author Joan Duris

5 Questions with

"B is for Berkshires," written by Joan Duris and photographed by Gillian Jones, officially launches this month. We sat down with Joan to talk with her about the inspiration for the book, her process, and challenges along the way.


June 22: Meet Joan Duris and Joanne Roach Evans at Enchanted Passage Children's Bookstore

June 22: Meet Joan Duris and Joanne Roach Evans at Enchanted Passage Children's Bookstore

Children's book authors Joan Duris ("B is for Berkshires") and Joanne Roach Evans ("Seashells") will be signing and reading from their books on Saturday June 22nd at Enchanted Passage Children's Bookstore as part of the bookstore's Summer Fun Day. The event will be from 11:30am-12:30pm and is located at 145 Armsbury Rd, Sutton, MA. 01590. For more information visit:

Joan Duris

About this Author

An explorer at heart, Joannie Duris enjoys discovering new places tucked away in the corners of New England. Her philosophy: go slow, so you don’t miss the good stuff. She studied geology before moving on to a career i...


About this Illustrator

Gillian Jones is a staff photographer for The Berkshire Eagle. She was the chief photographer of the North Adams Transcript, a daily newspaper, for more than 20 years, until early 2014. Her work appe



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