You've reached the website of author Jennifer Ward - whose books tickle the funny bone and explore the wonders of the natural world. What's better than that?
Jennifer is the author of the book, "I Love Dirt! 52 to Activities to Help You and Your Kids Discover the Wonders of Nature", among other nature-parenting books and many delightful and award-winning picture books for children.
Mama Dug a Little Den
by Jennifer Ward
illustrated by Caldecott winner, Steve Jenkins
Beach Lane Books, May 2018
Available for preorder
This companion to the celebrated Mama Built a Little Nest explores the many different kinds of dens animals build.
There are so many different kinds of dens that animals make, and for many reasons, too - from desert burrows to snow caves to elaborate underground tunnels. Jennifer Ward introduces young readers to all sorts of animals and the cozy burrows they call home in this bouncy, rhyming picture book, illustrated by Caldecott Honoree Steve Jenkins.
Feathers and Hair, What Animals Wear receives a Parents' Choice Silver Award, is an Illinois Reads book for 2018, and a shortlist for the Cybils Award! Illustrated by Jing Jing Tsong, Beach Lane Books, 2017
What Will Grow receives its third starred review, is a Texas 2x2 Pick and Kansas NEA Reading Circle selection. Illustrated by Susie Ghahremani, Bloomsbury Books for Children, 2017
Mama Built a Little Nest continues to build accolades. Winner of the Colorado Book Award and currently a 2018 Grand Canyon Award Nominee. Illustrated by Steve Jenkins, Beach Lane Books
jennifer ward Books
- MAMA DUG A LITTLE DEN, illustrated by Steve Jenkins (Beach Lane Books, 2018)
- WILD ABOUT BIRDS, 52 Ways to Wonder, Wander & Explore Avian Wildlife (Roost Books, 2019)
- HOW TO FIND A BIRD (Beach Lane Books, 2019)