Children’s Nature Books & Presentations
Marta Magellan’s News
Coming FALL 2022!
JUST WILD ENOUGH: MIREYA MAYOR, PRIMATOLOGIST
My new book is a picture book biography of Mireya Mayor, who traded her pom-poms as a cheerleader for the Miami Dolphins to explore wild places as a primatologist. She even discovered a brand new species.
Published by Albert Whitman & Co.
Curriculum Tie-ins: primates, lemurs, conservation, endangered species
Classroom Activity: Be a backyard explorer like Dr. Mayor when she was young.
1. Video: YouTube “Become a Backyard Explorer” https://youtu.be/gxYZMSjgCbI
2. Activities: 100 Backyard Activities that are the Dirtiest, Coolest, Creepy-Crawliest Ever by Colleen Kessler, Ages 6-10, Page Street Publishing, 2017
3. Activities: Exploring Nature Activity Book for Kids, 50 Creative Projects to Spark Curiosity in the Outdoors, ages 6-12, Rockridge Press, 2019
by Marta Magellan and
Flying Jewels, A Hummingbird Story
Written by Marta Magellan and Illustrated by Mauro Magellan
Publishing Date, August, 2021.
Fourth book in the Pollinators and Garden Helpers Series
Represented by Kortney Price of Belcastro Agency
DRAGONFLIES: WATER ANGELS AND BRILLIANT BIOINDICATORS, 2020
Written by Marta, illustrated by Mauro Magellan
Purple Dragonfly Honor Award
Bronze Medal Florida Book Award
Green Earth Award Long list
A Guest Speaker Your Students Will Love.
And you will too!
What an amazing author visit, Marta! Thank you so much for traveling up to us. The families were thrilled! Thank you again for all you did for us – we’re so glad so many came and had a great time! I hope we can work with you again in the future.Anne Crawford, Youth Services Coordinator for St. Johns County Public Library System