Hakai Magazine recommends The Ugly Place as one of “13 New Books to Get Kids Reading and Exploring Nature.” The book is written by Laura Deal and illustrated by Emma Pedersen.
“One of the most valuable things you can teach the little ones in your life is how to work through their big feelings. And one effective way to calm down and de-stress is to head into nature. . . Moody illustrations go from gray tones and frowns to a bright palette and smiles, emphasizing the child’s transition. The Ugly Place is a relatable and reassuring read that serves as a timely reminder that nature is healing and the tide will always turn.”
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