A Booklist of Hope

Hello, Fellow Reader!

On this page, you'll find a growing list of books, poems and the odd film or television series that tell stories, communicate thoughts, strengthen your resolve, make you think and stroke your heart. A few might make you cry. All of them have nature woven through them...  

Books ...

The Legacy:  An Elder's Vision for our Sustainable Future by David Suzuki 
(Allen & Unwin)

Sustainable Food by Michael Mobbs  (University of New South Wales Press)

Last Child in the Woods:  Saving our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder
 by Richard Louv (Algonquin Books)

Endangered:  Tasmania's Wild Places (Penguin Group Australia)
A book of photographs from many contributers & passionate words from leading conservationists

The Sacred Balance by David Suzuki
(Greystone Books)

The Ripple Effect:  How You Can Make a Difference to the World Every Day by Tony Ryan
(Headfirst Publishing)

Poetry ...

The Peace of Wild Things by Wendell Berry

Days Like This (Poems for Children) selected by Simon James

Children's Books ...

Nature Anatomy:  The Curious Parts & Pieces of the Natural World by Julia Rothman
(Storey Publishing)

Me ... Jane  by Patrick McDonnell (Little, Brown & Company)
A picture book about the life of Dr. Jane Goodall.

Yucky Worms  by Vivien French (Walker Books)

The many and varied Nature Storybooks (Walker Books)
Audio Books

Films/Television Series ... 

Force of Nature:  The David Suzuki Movie
(The link above is to the YouTube trailer. I borrowed the DVD through my local library.)

War on Waste:  ABC TV
(The link above is to ABC TV's iview platform. 
Three episodes available to watch online until January, 2018.)

Natural Curiosities DVD Series - David Attenborough
(A five part series about some of nature's most extraordinary creatures that is just intriguing!)

Please feel free to leave a comment with the titles and authors of any wonderful, hopeful & inspiring books about/for nature that you have read. The pile of books on my bedside table is always in danger of imminent collapse but there's always room for one more! 

... Happy Reading!

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