The Lively Forest

Written by Ginalina

Illustrated by Kelley Wills

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Order by Nov 30 to receive by Dec 17

”A joyful and attractive book to read.  The playful text and detailed illustrations will encourage children to be inspired by nature again and again.“

— Colin Harris, Author of Take Me Outside: Running Across the Canadian Landscape that Shapes Us


Wander through the trails and explore the diversity of life that call the forest 'home'.  Experience the playful intergenerational connections of humans, through nature.

10% of book sales support forest and outdoor initiatives through Take Me Outside.

The Lively Forest is a gentle, engaging celebration of nature.  Readers of all ages will learn about the many birds, animals and insects of the west coast while gaining a greater connection and appreciation of the wonders of our forests.

— Adrienne Gear, BC Teacher, Author,
and Literacy Consultant

... beautifully highlights the community of plants and animals that bring a forest to life. The next best thing to taking a stroll in the woods!

— Arienne Stevenson, Head of Content at Simbi