Sharing Nature
Nature Awareness Activities for All Ages

Joseph Bharat Cornell

Sharing Nature

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Hardcover, 360 pages (8.5" x 5.5")
ISBN 978-1-56589-283-5
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Coming Soon! Publication date is July 2014.

Sharing Nature with Children sparked a worldwide revolution in nature education. Now that classic has been completely rewritten, with many added new activities—and combined with Sharing the Joy of Nature—to make a treasury of some of Joseph's best-loved nature games for children and adults, in one complete volume.

“Cornell’s highly influential guidebook, Sharing Nature with Children, is elevated to a new plateau in this special, all-ages-included 35th anniversary edition.” —Richard Louv, Chairman Emeritus, Children & Nature Network, author of Last Child in the Woods

Essential, easy to use, Sharing Nature is nature awareness made simple, and an extraordinary resource for anyone who would like to get in touch with the land, trees, and mountains. Give a friend or a child an experience of Nature he will remember the rest of his life.

Sharing Nature is:
• The world’s most popular nature awareness activity guidebook
• Easy and fun to use for all ages
• Perfect for parents, educators, and outdoor leaders

Recommended by the Children and Nature Network

Joseph Cornell has won international acclaim through his landmark book, Sharing Nature with Children. Since its publication in 1979, Cornell has toured worldwide, offering his popular nature awareness workshops to tens of thousands of teachers, parents, youth leaders, and naturalists. A prominent environmental educator describes him as “one of the most inspiring educators in the field today.” He is the founder and president of Sharing Nature Worldwide, one of the planet’s most widely respected nature awareness programs.

What Others Are Saying

“Absolutely the best awareness of nature book I’ve ever seen. It has become justly famous because it works.”
Whole Earth Review

“Cornell has devised ingenious nature-based games that . . . celebrate mystery, quiet attention, observation, and the possibility of revelation.”
Richard Louv, author of The Nature Principle, Chairman Emeritus, Children & Nature Network

“By using the activities . . . the child actually experiences what it is like to be a part of the natural world. I see this little book as a powerful tool in educating children.”
 —National Audubon Society

“Here is a real tool to help children experience the oneness, the beauty and wonder of being in touch with God through His earth.”
Edgar Cayce’s A. R. E. Journal
“A most original and imaginative concept in a field which is vital for the welfare of the planet.”
Sir Peter Scott, conservationist, a founder of World Wide Fund for Nature

“This is not just a book but a powerful approach to nature education. The first edition of this book sparked a worldwide revolution in nature education and became a classic. The author, Joseph Cornell, is one of the most highly regarded nature educators in the world today.”
National Association for Interpretation

“A magical tool to awaken children to the delights of nature.”
—The National Trust (UK)

“The Sharing Nature movement that Cornell pioneered has now expanded to countries all over the globe. Recommended by Boy Scouts of America, American Camping Association . . . and many others.”
Southern Maryland Parent Line

“From scavenger hunts to bird calling, guided imagery to nature meditations, Cornell dovetails the path of knowledge with the path of heart.”
Dawn Brunke, author of Alaska Wellness

“An effective tool for creating a greater awareness and enthusiasm for the beauty of nature.”
Today's Librarian

“Cornell’s long-standing work and vision have nourished the roots of the emerging worldwide movement to reconnect children and nature.”
Cheryl Charles, Past President and Co-Founder, Children & Nature Network

“Joseph Cornell is one of the most highly regarded nature educators in the world today.” —Backpacker magazine

“How pleasant it is to find a guidebook, written with such sensitivity, that helps parents or teachers share their love of nature with a child.”
The Nature Conservancy

“Joseph Cornell brings to life his ‘Flow Learning’ teaching strategy in the 35th anniversary edition of Sharing Nature. This expanded volume reflects Cornell's years of experience and refinement in using his nature games to create highly enriching field trip learning experiences for the thousands of students we've taken outdoors to connect with the natural world. His keen insight into the dynamics of learning, no matter one's age, creates a more fruitful and lasting understanding of any nature topic.”
Sue Eisaguirre, Founder & Executive Director NatureTrack Foundation

“The use of Flow Learning makes education about the environment a joy to teach. People’s faces light up with sheer joy and inner understanding.”
David Tribe, Environmental Education Consultant, Department of Education, New South Wales, Australia