3 Kids’ Books: Great Stories of Trees, Birds and Forests

Seabird in the Forest: The Mystery of the Marbled Murrelet

Tell the kids in your life the story of the redwood forest and other trees with these three great books.

  • Seabird in the Forest: The Mystery of the Marbled Murrelet (external link), is a new book written and illustrated by Joan Dunning that follows a pair of endangered marbled murrelets from their home on the Pacific into the canopy of the ancient forest to rear their precious chick. $17.95.
  • In Out of Thin Air, A Story of Big Trees (external link), Nancy Muleady-Mecham explains the science behind the growth of giant sequoias. Written for elementary and middle-schoolers with inquiring minds, the book helps explain what makes a tree get so very big. $12.95.
  • In Hannah and the Talking Tree (external link), by Elke Weiss, Hannah’s boundless energy and never-ending curiosity send her on explorations of the natural world. Her love for everything alive makes her care for the environment, and ask many questions. For ages 3-7. $16.95.

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Since 1918, Save the Redwoods League has protected and restored redwood forests and connected people with their peace and beauty so these wonders of the natural world flourish.

New E-Cards


Send your redwood- and nature-loving friends and relatives free Save the Redwoods League e-cards to commemorate Earth Day, April 22, 2011, and Arbor Day, April 29, 2011! Remember to send the moms in your life a free redwoods e-card for Mother’s Day, May 8, 2011! Want to do more for these holidays? Give the gift that grows; have a redwood seedling planted in one of California’s redwood parks in honor of an individual or organization or in memory of a loved one. A seedling will be planted for each $50 donation, and your gift will support our Reforestation Program.

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Photo Contest Deadline Extended to July 5


Save the Redwoods League invites you to feel the awe that giant redwoods inspire, and capture the experience with your camera. From the smallest critters on the forest floor to the lofty tree canopy, take photos for a chance to win prizes. Get your chance to win private tours of Redwood National Park, Big Sur redwoods or tickets to ride the Skunk Train through the towering forest! Learn more about our Know Wonder (c) Online Photo Contest.

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