Sarah’s Books

coming September 2020 . . .

I Like the Weather Series

I Like the Rain, I Like the Snow, I Like the Wind, I Like the Sun, I Like the Clouds

Written by Sarah Nelson

Illustrated by Rachel Oldfield

Barefoot Books

These five lively, lyrical books celebrate our dynamic weather and the joys of outdoor play. Each story is followed by engaging weather science for further family or classroom exploration.

coming spring 2021 . . .


Written by Sarah Nelson

Illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes

Owlkids Books

When Sammy and Chocolate explore the croaking, chirping, twilight lit marsh, hoping to catch a frog, they catch something so much better. After the mud, muck, and magic of Frogness, readers can learn more about when, why, and how frogs call through intriguing end matter.

coming spring 2022 . . .

A Park Connects Us

Written by Sarah Nelson

Owlkids Books

This playful tribute to urban parks celebrates the many ways that parks connect us to nature and one another. Back matter includes a brief history of urban parks in North America and some highlights of park successes around the world.

coming fall 2022 . . .

Birth of the Bicycle

Written by Sarah Nelson

Illustrated by Iacopo Bruno

Candlewick Press

Follow the wacky history of the bike from wooden running machine to bumpy boneshaker and towering high wheeler. Learn how the bicycles of the 1800s transformed American life and liberated girls and women.