Category 'For Nature Lovers'

How a Butterfly Can Change the World

The Butterfly Effect is one of my favorite concepts. In fact, I’ve even written about the power of a butterfly’s wings in my novel, Heartlight. If you’re unfamiliar with the Butterfly Effect, it is a theory of causality in physics which states that everything in the universe is connected — in ways so subtle and…

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Nature as a Character

The natural world is not merely a setting, a backdrop for my stories — but a full-blown character.

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Love of Nature Photo Contest

Enter a picture that showcases your love of nature into this photo contest for a chance to win.

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Giving Hope for the Holidays
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Tree Girl Activity Sheets

Dear Parents, Educators, and Caregivers, These Tree Girl activity worksheets were created as part of my Tree Girl read-along video series to be enjoyed by children of all ages. Each chapter presents something fun and new to learn about or explore. Pick your favorite activity or subject in each chapter, or do them all! The…

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Seven Ways You can Participate in Earth Day 2020 from Home

“Intellectually, we finally have come to understand that the wealth of this nation is its air, water, soil, forests, minerals, rivers, lakes, oceans, scenic beauty, wildlife habitats, and biodiversity. Take this resource base away, and all that is left is a wasteland.” — Sen. Gaylord Nelson In 1948 Sir Fred Hoyle, a British astronomer, predicted…

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T. A. Barron — The Booklist Interview

This interview originally appeared on Booklist. View Online (subscription required) | PDF While doing research for The Merlin Effect (1994), T. A. Barron became aware of how little had been written about Merlin’s youth. His curiosity about the magician as a child and a young man led to the Lost Years of Merlin (1996), which…

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