The importance of introducing our little ones to nature

Saw this interesting article in The New York Times about natural environments all but disappearing from children's books over the past two decades. Researchers have found that natural environments and wild animals are increasingly being replaced by built or modified environments and domesticated or anthropomorphised creatures. Pleased to say that our prints and John Butler's books are keeping little ones in touch with the amazing wonders of the natural world.

This is a spread from Polar Star one of John's books. I love the way the light hits the snow in the background...
And this is from one of his more recent books - Rainy day duckling...