children's books

Children’s Book Recommendation

If you are looking for a children’s book to help engage youth in nature, check out Robert Bateman: The Boy Who Painted Nature, by Margriet Ruurs, with art by Robert Bateman.

Celebrated artist Robert Bateman is renowned internationally for bringing the natural world to life on the canvas. A naturalist and painter from his youth, Robert has for decades used his fame to shed light on environmental issues and advocate for animal welfare.

The book tells the true story of how, as a young child, Robert achieved his dream of painting the world around him and became one of Canada’s most famous artists.