Marta Magellan

Children’s Nature Books & Presentations

Marta’s Latest Book

Bee Catastrophe,
We’ll Miss Them When They’re Gon

Written by Marta Magellan and Illustrated by Mauro Magellan

This beautifully illustrated book touches on several causes leading to the collapse of the bee population, especially the new super-pesticides. Children will learn how connected humans are to the natural world through one little insect.

Publishing Date, January 1, 2023
Fourth book in the Pollinators and Garden Helpers Series
Eifrig Publishing

Teacher’s Guide Bee Catastrophe.pdf

Bee Catastrophy - We'll Miss They When They're Gone

JUST WILD ENOUGH, Mireya Mayor, Primatologist

Published September 2022


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.

An inspirational story that shows how an explorer and a scientist don’t look one certain way. ~ Booklist

Pleasing and stimulating. ~ Kirkus Reviews

Russell Freedman Nonfiction Award for a Better World Long List

Finalist in the 2022 Foreword INDIE Awards

Long listed for the 2022 Green Earth Book Award.

Just Wild Enough Publisher: Albert Whitman & Co.ISBN-13978-0-8075-4085-5Publication DateSep 1, 2022See More Details

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”

Published fall of 2022.

JUST WILD ENOUGH, Mireya Mayor, Primatologist

Published by Albert Whitman & Co., 2022

Written by Marta, illustrated by Clementine Rocheron

Green Earth Award Long list

What People are Saying

I received the copy of your book, Amazing, Misunderstood Bats…[T]he photos look great in print. Your book will help a new generation of youngsters to learn all the ways bats are helpful, not scary. I look forward to sharing it! May 30, 2019
Merlin Tuttle
Founder and Executive Director, Merlin Tuttle Bat Conservation

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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
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