Last Child in the Woods

These are the things childhood memories are made of.

Last Child in the Woods

Last Child in the Woods

This huge international bestseller, fully revised for non-American readers, is now in ebook. Last Child in the Woods shows how our children have become increasingly alienated and distant from nature, why this matters, and what we can do to make a difference. It is unsentimental, rigorous and utterly original. 'A cri de coeur for our children' Guardian Camping in the garden, riding bikes through the woods, climbing trees, collecting bugs, picking wildflowers, running through piles of autumn leaves... These are the things childhood memories are made of. But for a whole generation of today's children the pleasures of a free-range childhood are missing, and their indoor habits contribute to epidemic obesity, attention-deficit disorder, isolation and childhood depression. This timely book shows how our children have become increasingly alienated and distanced from nature, why this matters and how we can make a difference. Last Child in the Woods is a clarion call, brilliantly written, compelling and irresistibly persuasive - a book that will change minds and lives.

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Last Child in the Woods
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Richard Louv
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-04 - Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd

This huge international bestseller, fully revised for non-American readers, is now in ebook. Last Child in the Woods shows how our children have become increasingly alienated and distant from nature, why this matters, and what we can do to make a difference. It is unsentimental, rigorous and utterly original. 'A
Vitamin N
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Richard Louv
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-12 - Publisher: Algonquin Books

From the author of the New York Times bestseller that defined nature-deficit disorder and launched the international children-and-nature movement, Vitamin N (for “nature”) is a complete prescription for connecting with the power and joy of the natural world right now, with 500 activities for children and adults Dozens of inspiring
Our Wild Calling
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Richard Louv
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-05 - Publisher: Algonquin Books

“A book that offers hope.” —The New York Times Book Review “Richard Louv has done it again. A remarkable book that will help everyone break away from their fixed gaze at the screens that dominate our lives and remember instead that we are animals in a world of animals.” —Bill
The Nature Principle
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Richard Louv
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-24 - Publisher: Algonquin Books

For many of us, thinking about the future conjures up images of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road: a post-apocalyptic dystopia stripped of nature. Richard Louv, author of the landmark bestseller Last Child in the Woods, urges us to change our vision of the future, suggesting that if we reconceive environmentalism and
How to Raise a Wild Child
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Scott D. Sampson
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-24 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

“This timely, significant work carries a far-reaching message for families and the planet.”—Publishers Weekly “In a time when the connection between humans and the rest of nature is most vulnerable, Scott offers parents and teachers a book of encouragement and knowledge, and to children, the priceless gift of wonder.”—Richard Louv,

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