Calling all book lovers! Grab a fresh glass of lemonade, feel the grass between your toes, and get comfortable on a hammock with your favorite book. Here are our book recommendations for August:
1. The Egg by Britta Teckentrup.
This egg-cellent read is a beautifully illustrated book that introduces kids—and kids at heart—to the intriguing world of bird eggs. Where to buy it: $15 at bookdepository.com
2.The World is Great, and I Am Small: A Bug’s Prayer for Mindfulness by Bradly Trevor Greive.
Celebrate bugs, reflect on modern life, and practice mindfulness. Where to buy it: $10 at barnesandnoble.com.
3. A Year in the Country 2017.
We may be biased, but we love our collection of seasonal stories. Reconnect with nature when you page through these reader favorites. Where to buy it: $10 at lovethecountry.com/BNB7.
4. Pretty Tough Plants by the experts at Plant Select.
Make your garden thrive no matter the weather with help from this book, which includes 135 pretty yet powerful plant profiles by the experts at Plant Select. Where to buy it: $25 at timberpress.com.
5. Grow: A Family Guide to Growing Fruits and Vegetables by Ben Raskin.
Young gardeners learn everything they need to know to start planting. Plus, it includes fun pull-out activities, charts, and colorful stickers. Where to buy it: $17 at roostbooks.com.
6. Handpicked: Simple, Sustainable, and Seasonal Flower Arrangements by Ingrid Carozzi.
Turn what grows in your garden into art with 35 flower arrangement ideas from a professional florist. Where to buy it: $25 at powells.com.