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Blind these publishers with science

July 27, 2017


  Two publishers are seeking science-based manuscripts for kids. As always spend time looking at the books they publish to determine whether your manuscript is suitable for submission.   Arbordale Publishing The mission of Arbordale Publishing is to get children excited about science and math through fun-to-read picture book stories. They want fiction manuscripts with […]

Review — Jabber: The Steller’s Jay

March 28, 2017


Jabber: The Steller’s Jay Written by Sylvester Allred Illustrated by Diane Iverson WestWinds Press April 2017 32 pages In the spring, two Steller’s jays build a nest with twigs and mud high in the ponderosa pine tree. Jabber is one of the baby birds that hatch from four bright blue eggs. As soon as she […]

Review: How to be a Space Explorer

November 24, 2014


How to be a Space Explorer: Your Out-of-this-World Adventure Written my Mark Brake Lonely Planet Publications October 2014 160 pages The design of this nonfiction space exploration book is similar to the design of a graphic novel with colorful circles and boxes containing facts and information about space travel in our universe. The illustrations combine […]

Review: The Genius of Dogs

March 26, 2013


The Genius of Dogs: How Dogs are Smarter than You Think By Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods Dutton February 2013 384 pages Anyone who has ever shared true companionship with a dog has wondered: Does my dog think? The Genius of Dogs not only asks, but answers the question. Co-written by husband and wife research […]

Review: Evolution for Young Minds

May 2, 2012


Evolution for Young Minds: An Evolution and Natural Selection Guide for Children By Flemming Bermann Strategic Book Publishing February 2012 50 pages Evolution for Young Minds offers an introduction to a complex and controversial subject that is original and – dare I say – entertaining. From genes to evolution to natural selection, children learn to […]

ASK Magazine 2013 content themes chosen

April 26, 2012


ASK is a nonfiction magazine for children 6-9 years old who are curious about science and the world they live in. Each edition is built around a central theme on some question or concept in the natural, physical, or social sciences, technology, mathematics, history, or the arts. Articles should read as engaging nonfiction, not like […]

KNOW Magazine seeks short science-related fiction

November 22, 2011


KNOW is the “younger sibling” to YES Mag: The Science Magazine for Adventurous Minds (formerly, YES Mag: Canada’s Science Magazine for Kids). KNOW’s first issue was published in Jan/Feb 2006. KNOW seeks to encourage interest and appreciation for science in children, provide positive role models for both girls and boys, and inspire children to continue […]