From the bestselling authority on connecting children with nature, a one-of-a-kind guide chock-full of practical ideas, advice, and inspiration for creating a nature-rich life - for kids and grown-ups.
Richard Louv, recipient of the 2008 Audubon Medal, is the author of seven books, including Last Child in the Woods and The Nature Principle. He is the chairman of the Children & Nature Network (www.cnaturenet.org), and is also honorary co-chair of the National Forum on Children and Nature. He has written for the New York Times, the San Diego Union-Tribune, and the Washington Post, and other newspapers and magazines. For more information, visit www.lastchildinthewoods.com.
Richard Louv's Vitamin N should find its place in the list
of essential vitamins! If we stress a connection to the natural
environment . . . we can lessen the lifelong effects of a stressful
childhood, including depression, obesity, behavior problems, drug
use, and risk-taking behavior. -- Mary Brown, MD, past board member
of the American Academy of Pediatrics
This book is an absolute must-read for parents. -- Review for THE LAST CHILD IN THE WOODS * The Boston Globe *
Louv proclaims the many advantages of reconnecting with nature, both for children and adults, in an insightful and practical guide chock full of inspirational advice... This important new book provides the tools to reclaim the wonders and health benefits of nature. * Publishers Weekly *
Vitamin N [is] a cheerfully pragmatic, can-do manual on parenting. Louv offers 500 simple, creative strategies for getting kids outdoors and creating a lasting connection with the natural world... We must create a nature-filled world, starting now-in our families, neighborhoods, and communities. * Outside Magazine *
One of the 3 best reasons to go outdoors * Daily Mail *
A unique guide to connecting children with nature * Green Parent *