Wake Up, Woodlands
Celebrate the promise and potential of spring in this effervescent follow-up to Woodland Dreams.
Oh, the promise of spring and a new day! A honeybee, bear cub, bunny, squirrel, fawns, and more wake up as the landscape brims and bursts with spring firsts. In this beautifully illustrated picture book follow-up to their beloved bedtime book, Karen Jameson and Marc Boutavant offer a lyrical and reassuring ode to the morning and a celebration of a new season, affirming the power of greeting the day with energy, positivity, and hope.
Readers will adore the heartwarming illustrations and tender moments between animal parents and children. Perfect read-aloud to share over breakfast, with a preschool class for morning storytime, or on the first day of spring.
STUNNING ILLUSTRATIONS: Marc Boutavant's detail-rich and incredibly sweet illustrations will rivet young readers as they move through spring-infused scenes filled with woodland animals and flowers.
SOOTHING NARRATIVE: In addition to reinforcing concepts like emotional security and unconditional love, the lyrical, rhyming text creates a warm and connected reading experience.
EDUCATIONAL CHILDREN'S BOOK: Animals featured in their natural habitats offer a great way to learn about and increase our appreciation of nature. Perfect selection as an Earth Day book for kids!
CRITICAL ACCLAIM FOR WOODLAND DREAMS: "Jameson displays a rare gift for harmonious language and rhyme. . . . Sweet fare for bed- or naptimes, with a light frosting of natural history." –Kirkus Reviews, starred review; "[A] classic-feeling narrative that features graceful verse and detailed artwork." –Publishers Weekly Perfect for:
- Parents, grandparents, and caregivers looking for a sweet springtime book for children
- Fans of Woodland Dreams and author Karen Jameson's children's books
- Fans of Marc Boutavant's picture books
- Parents looking for a book with meaningful parent-child connections
- Gift givers seeking a sweet and engaging present or Easter basket addition