Book Giveaway: BIONIC BEASTS by Jolene Gutiérrez

Jolene Gutiérrez has written a new non-fiction picture book, BIONIC BEASTS, published by Millbrook Press and today is the book’s launch day. Jolene … Book Giveaway: BIONIC BEASTS by Jolene Gutiérrez Check out this amazing book by my dear friend Jolene Gutiérrez. There’s a giveaway which anyone would be lucky to have this inspiring book.

An author in the Spotlight

Tomorrow, I’m honored to be featured in the Children’s Books Spotlight Series which shares stories of authors and illustrators. You probably enjoyed the Last full moon of the decade and I’ve shared many other moon photos in my blog over the years. I’ve learned through many readers how strong an impact the moon has onContinue reading “An author in the Spotlight”

Book Review: Aliana Reaches for the Moon

Book Review: Aliana Reaches for the Moon https://lindsaymaeveschubert.wordpress.com/2019/02/16/book-review-aliana-reaches-for-the-moon/ — Read on lindsaymaeveschubert.wordpress.com/2019/02/16/book-review-aliana-reaches-for-the-moon/

American Kestrel

Watching and waiting high atop a leafless tree looking for breakfast Some facts about the American Kestrel: They live in areas with low vegetation and few trees. They hunt by day. They are the most common falcon in North America. They dine on insects, small rodents, small birds. I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s photo, Haiku,Continue reading “American Kestrel”

Why I’m feeling over the moon 🌙 💜 🌝

This week, we received accolades from two STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) professionals for the book ALIANA REACHES FOR THE MOON.  “This short children’s book imparts many pearls of wisdom about the qualities of a scientist, while telling an engaging story about a girl’s caring relationship with her younger brother. Using her ingenuity, imagination, andContinue reading “Why I’m feeling over the moon 🌙 💜 🌝”

National #STEM Day

A few more photos from Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum to celebrate National STEM Day! A museum made to inspire anyone who looks at the sky with wonder! My debut picture book is available for preorder! ALIANA REACHES FOR THE MOON – on Amazon and Eifrigpublishing.com Love this tribute to teaching andContinue reading “National #STEM Day”

Fascinating sights in nature

On a recent hike, we noticed what we thought were spider webs on trees along the trail. Upon further inspection, they each contained a large number of caterpillars. This is new to me so I’ve done some research and there are several species of caterpillars that construct silken shelters or tents. These caterpillars will turnContinue reading “Fascinating sights in nature”

Dinosaur Ridge

A great day for a field trip with second and third graders. We learned about fossils and how different the climate of this area is from 65 million years ago. The idea that Colorado was a tropical area (palm frond fossils prove this) and that dinosaurs are more closely related to birds than lizards (theContinue reading “Dinosaur Ridge”

My morning with a Little Scientist

I spent a couple of hours with my 18 month old neighbor today. If you haven’t had the pleasure of watching a little one explore recently, you don’t know what you’re missing. Everything fascinates him and his enthusiasm is contagious. Watching a wheel spin, trying to pick up rocks that are too heavy, finding oneContinue reading “My morning with a Little Scientist”

The hidden meanings of a flower

Flowers given in celebration given in sympathy given to express love each species and color with its own message. Gerbera daisies, the fifth most popular flower in the world, represent cheerfulness, joy, innocence, and purity depending on the color (you’re probably wondering what numbers one through four are – stay tuned for the answer) TheContinue reading “The hidden meanings of a flower”