CLiF would like to introduce or re-introduce you to Steve Swinburne of South Londonderry, VT. Steve is a life-long naturalist and explorer of wild places. “As an author, I love writing about wildlife and this amazing and beautiful planet we share. As a guitar and ukulele player, I love connecting music and nature.” Watch his intro video!

Watch a clip of Steve’s presentation from CLiF’s Virtual Author’s Series here.

Things to think about:

  • Steve has written A LOT of non-fiction books. What inspires you?
  • Steve grew up in London, how did you develop a love of nature?
  • Steve also has created photo books. How do photographs and words work together?
  • How do you define poemusic? How do you tell stories differently with music?
  • What are the best ways for kids to protect nature?

Here are a few ways to get to know Steve’s work better:

CLiF has created literacy activities for students of all ages here. Here are some that would go nicely with Steve’s work:

For younger kids:

For older kids:

For families:

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