Welcome.

Phyllis Root is the author of fifty books for children, including Big Momma Makes the World, which won a Boston Globe Horn Book Award, Aunt Nancy and Old Man Trouble which won a Minnesota Book Award, Plant a Pocket of Prairie which won a John Burroughs Riverby Award, as did One North Star  two years later, along with a Northeast Minnesota Book Award.  
 

Welcome.

Phyllis Root is the author of fifty books for children, including Big Momma Makes the World, which won a Boston Globe Horn Book Award, Aunt Nancy and Old Man Trouble which won a Minnesota Book Award, Plant a Pocket of Prairie which won a John Burroughs Riverby Award, as did One North Star  two years later, along with a Northeast Minnesota Book Award.  
 

Books.

Look for two new books coming spring 2018 and spring 2019 from Phyllis. Searching for Minnesota’s Native Wildflowers: A Guide for Beginners, Botanists, and Everyone in Between (University of Minnesota Press) and Lost Forest, illustrated by Betsy Bowen (University of Minnesota Press). 
Check News/Events for more information. 

“The joyful text makes growing flowers and vegetables seem easy, showing plants spilling out of alternative containers as well as more traditional raised beds and the concluding, large garden plot.” 
—KIRKUS REVIEWS, of Anywhere Farm 

Newest Announcements/Blog :

BLOG: Come September

When I was growing up, summers were times to run barefoot, play kickball and our version of baseball, camp, ride bikes, read books, explore the weedy, woody places where no one had yet built a house or...

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Book Launch Events

  Tuesday, May 15, 5-7 pm Sisters’ Sludge Coffee Cafe and Wine Bar Please join us for an informal Happy Hour, book signing and photo exhibit!   Saturday, May 26, noon Beagle and Wolf Books & Bindery, Park Rapids Presentation and books signing with tips on where to go...

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New Awards for Anywhere Farm

Anywhere Farm has been named a Book of Outstanding Merit — Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of the Year for Under Five and has been shortlisted for The Nature Generation 2018 Green Earth Book...

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