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WILDLIFE ON THE MOVE

The Wildlife on the Move series of board books is a publishing partnership between Maine Audubon and Islandport Press. The goal of the series is to bring well-written, engaging stories about wildlife migration, conservation, and respectful human interaction with nature to a Pre-K through second-grade audience. Islandport writers, editors, and designers work with naturalists at Maine Audubon to produce a scientifically accurate, narrative nonfiction story that is gorgeously illustrated and designed to appeal to a young audience.

Ten percent of the proceeds from the sale of the Wildlife on the Move books help to fund Maine Audubon's outreach programs for underserved preschools.

Wildlife on the Move big books


BIG BOOKS

Perfect for story times and read-alouds
All four Wildlife on the Move board books are available in large-format sizes. Each book can be purchased as a beautiful, sturdy, and practical 13” x 13” coil-bound book. Cost: $40 plus shipping.

To order, email: info@islandportpress.com


A Snowy Owl StoryA SNOWY OWL STORY
Written by Melissa Kim
Illustrated by Jada Fitch
2016 Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award, Children's Notable Book
12 Best Bird Books of 2015, National Audubon

Based on a true story on a Snowy Owl discovered in a building in Portland, Maine, A Snowy Owl Story describes, through the adventures of one particular owl, the recent irruption of Snowy Owls all across the United States. Youngsters will learn about migration, adaptation, and respectful human interaction with nature.

U.S. $10.95 / CAN $12.95
ISBN: 978-1-939017-48-2
Children's board book, 7 x 7, ages 0-6, 24 p.
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Extra: Download Snowy Owl coloring pages

A Monarch Butterfly StoryA MONARCH BUTTERFLY STORY
Written by Melissa Kim
Illustrated by Jada Fitch

A young boy learns about threats to Monarch Butterflies and inspires his class and community to learn about the butterfly’s life cycle and to plant a butterfly friendly garden, offering the iconic insects safe places to lay eggs and native plants full of nectar to fuel their long migration. Young readers will learn about the Monarch Butterfly, its cycle from egg to caterpillar to butterfly, threats to its survival, and respectful human interaction to help conserve this increasingly threatened species. 

U.S. $10.95 / CAN $12.95
ISBN: 978-1-944762-11-7
Children's board book, 7 x 7, ages 0-6, 24 p.
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Extra: Download coloring pages

A LITTLE BROWN BAT STORYA Little Brown Bat Story
Written by Melissa Kim
Illustrated by Jada Fitch

Inspired by true stories, A Little Brown Bat Story follows one bat through his daily ritual of eating and sleeping, and his annual migration to a safe spot to hibernate in winter. Young readers will learn about Little Brown Bat behavior and habitat, and threats to the bats’ survival.

U.S. $10.95 / CAN $12.95
ISBN: 978-1-939017-70-3
Children's board book, 7 x 7, ages 0-6, 24 p.
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A Blanding's Turtle StoryA BLANDING'S TURTLE STORY
Written by Melissa Kim
Illustrated by Jada Fitch

A Blanding’s Turtle Story follows one turtle through her seasonal cycle of hibernating, foraging, and nesting, with some unexpected challenges—and help—along the way. Young readers will learn about the Blanding’s Turtle, its behaviors and habitat, threats to its survival, and how respectful human interaction can help protect this rare endangered species.

U.S. $10.95 / CAN $12.95
ISBN: 978-1-939017-92-5
Children's board book, 7 x 7, ages 0-6, 24 p.
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Extra: Download a coloring page

Extra: Download a Turtle Crossing Handout