Sarah’s Books

coming March 2021 . . .

I Like the Weather

Written by Sarah Nelson

Illustrated by Rachel Oldfield

Barefoot Books

These four 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 April 2021 . . .


Written by Sarah Nelson

Illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes

Owlkids Books

An exuberant frog hunt full of mud, muck, and wonder. When Sammy and Chocolate explore the croaking, chirping, twilight marsh, hoping to catch a frog, they catch something so much better. After the wonder and fun of frogness, learn more about why and how frogs call.

coming spring 2022 . . .

A Park Connects Us

Written by Sarah Nelson

Illustrated by Ellen Rooney

Owlkids Books

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