Children’s Book Giveaway

Nature has a stilling effect on us all from time to time, but don’t you ever envy the child fascinated by the bugs crawling in his front yard or enthralled by the rush of a river after it rains? For anyone trying to convince their children that a day outside trumps a month of one’s favorite video games, or for those who simply want to encourage a sense of wonder and appreciation for nature, Fulcrum wants to help.

In the Comments, post your favorite memory of the outdoors by Friday, July 29, and we will enter you in a drawing to win a hardcover copy of  Rachel Carson: Preserving a Sense of Wonder. This biography provides children with a moving example of an influential individual—one who spent her life reveling in and trying to protect the beauty of natureWinner will be announced Tuesday, August 2.

If you’re anxious to win, we’re also providing 3 more book giveaways! GoodReads members can enter to win a copy of John Muir: America’s Naturalist

LibraryThing members can enter for a chance to win a copy of Walking with Henry: The Life and Works of Henry David Thoreau

and all you Twitter members can Tweet @Fulcrum  and be entered for a free copy of Hudson: The Story of a River

Good Luck Everyone!

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About fulcrumpublishing
Founded in 1984, Fulcrum Publishing is one of the largest independent publishers in the country, with more than 450 active titles. The company maintains a high standard of quality and pride in its books, with the objective of encouraging readers to live life to the fullest and learn something new each day. Fulcrum Publishing specializes in general-interest nonfiction titles with focuses in public policy, education, Native American culture and history, travel and outdoor recreation, environmentalism, and gardening. Fulcrum is headquartered in Golden, Colorado. The Fulcrum Publishing blog is run and updated by Dani Perea. Please feel free to get in touch with any questions, comments, or ideas by e-mailing her at Dani[at]fulcrumbooks[dot com].

4 Responses to Children’s Book Giveaway

  1. Ann says:

    My outdoor favorite memory was learning to row a boat with my dad.
    Ann

  2. Debbie Kennedy says:

    I loved when my daughters and I went to the frog pond at camp and saw all of the tadpoles swimming around in the water. A few days later, when we went back, there were baby frogs and some tadpoles showing signs of development. What an awesome experience to see the change from tadpole to frog. I don’t think my kids will ever forget it.

  3. I would love to win a copy of this book for my girls! THanks for the opportunity!

  4. Elizabeth G says:

    Wow, these illustrations look incredible. I can only imagine the rich text that goes with them.

    My fondest outdoors memory is laying on my tummy next to the bubbling brook at my aunt’s cabin off the Pudge Sound. I would watch fish, crabs, and other sea life float by while the sun warmed my back. Such a special moment full of make believe adventures.

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