Just after the holidays came the sad news that Steve Jenkins, masterful illustrator and artist of many books for children, had died. As the New York Times pointed out, Steve brought science to life with many, many gorgeous books that posed and answered questions about the natural world. What a huge loss for his family… Read more »
Blog: February 2022
Events & Recordings
Silver Unicorn Bookstore: Science & Nature Story Time!
Kick off the 2024 Season at this wonderful Boston area Indie bookstore with authors Cedar Pruitt, Aaron Lewis Krol and me! More details here.
Saturday, January 27 from 11 am-Noon
12 Spruce St, Acton, MA
Bank Square Books: Weekend Book Signing!
Come by Mystic’s wonderful Indie bookstore to say hi, browse the shelves, and pick up signed copies of SLOTHS and OUT OF THE BLUE! More details here.
Saturday, Feb. 17th from 1-3 pm
53 West Main Street, Mystic, CT
Parnassus Books: Saturday Storytime!
Stop by Nashville’s fabulous Parnassus Books for storytime—we’ll be sharing SLOTHS and a few other books by some of my favorite authors. More details here.
Saturday, March 9, 2024 at 10:30 am
3900 Hillsboro Pike, Suite 14
Webinar with TIES (Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science)
This online event for teachers, families, and students will feature OUT OF THE BLUE: HOW ANIMALS EVOLVED FROM PREHISTORIC SEAS. We’ll explore how to use picture books to celebrate and teach the history of life on Planet Earth!
Corte Madera Library – NATIONAL FOSSIL DAY BOOK PARTY:
- Wednesday, October 11 at 2:30 pm
707 Meadowsweet Drive, Corte Madera, California
La Brea Tar Pits – SLOTH SOIREE
Celebrate INTERNATIONAL SLOTH DAY at the amazing La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
- Friday, October 20 from 6 to 9 pm
5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, California
The Field Museum of Chicago – INTERNATIONAL SLOTH DAY CELEBRATION
Join this family program at the fabulous FIELD MUSEUM of NATURAL HISTORY. Special video guest appearance by zookeeper from the Lincoln Park Zoo (and hopefully a sloth too, if one is awake!).
- Sunday, October 22 at 11 am
1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Illinois
More info and sign up HERE!
2023 TEXAS BOOK FESTIVAL
If you’re at the TBF, come say howdy and celebrate THE UPSIDE-DOWN BOOK OF SLOTHS at my sessions with kids and their grownups!
- November 11-12, Austin, Texas
Recorded Events & Resources
Bell Museum in St. Paul, Minnesota
Journey to Deep Time with Author Elizabeth Shreeve
Children’s book author Elizabeth Shreeve joins the Bell’s Director of Public Engagement and Science Learning Holly Menninger to discuss her new book, Out of the Blue, and explore the museum’s exhibits.
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology: Exploring Evolution: An SVP Educator Workshop
Calling all science teachers! This workshop focused on classroom-ready resources and activities to complement evolution and biodiversity curricula. Elizabeth Shreeve’s presentation “Introducing Evolution” engages grade school kids in great transitions in the history of life.
The Fossils are Talking! Harvard Museum of Natural History
HMSC in collaboration with Storywish
Are you curious what fossils tell us about life on Earth—and how dinosaurs and other ancient animals awaken our imaginations?