Celebrate Earth Day 2022 with some great environmental literature! With books for parents, for kids—or for the whole family, we have books to read and relish.   Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv The book that launched a movement! Now time like the present to read this seminal work by Richard Louv, whoContinue reading

In honor of Earth Day on Sunday, learn a little bit about some of our creepy, crawling neighbors on Planet Earth with Amy Stewart‘s Wicked Bugs books. It’s fun for all ages — so we’re offering up one copy of Amy’s original, New York Times bestselling book, Wicked Bugs: The Louse That Conquered Napoleon’s Army &Continue reading

AHH, FEBRUARY, THE MONTH OF LOVE! What better way to commemorate Valentine’s Day than by spreading the love of reading? We asked seven Algonquin authors to choose their favorite Algonquin title ever—a book they have an undeniable, passionate crush on. Their answers, ranging from early classics to more recent works, are sure to make youContinue reading

I generally don’t consider a bug that eats a plant to be wicked. Plants are, after all, the food supply for many insects; I’m hardly going to blame them for eating their dinner. No, a wicked bug is one that has caused catastrophic, widespread suffering, or inflicted pain and disease and misery on us. MowingContinue reading

A few months ago, the Algonquin team received a rather innocuous looking box in the mail. Because we receive dozens of boxes each day, we weren’t too excited…until we opened it up and discovered a treasure trove of mini bottles! So among the many reasons why we love author Amy Stewart (Wicked Plants, Wicked Bugs)Continue reading