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...

New Book (for Grown Ups!)

In spring 2018, Phyllis’ first grown-up book will come out, Searching for Minnesota’s Native Wildflowers,  A Guide for Beginners, Botanists, and Everyone in Between. Published by the University of Minnesota Press, it’s a collaboration with a photographer friend...

Lost Forest, forthcoming Spring 2019

In spring 2019,  Lost Forest, with art by Betsy Bowen, will come out from the University of Minnesota Press. This picture book tells the story of how a piece of Minnesota’s virgin forests was mis-surveyed as a lake in 1882 and so was never logged. If you are ever...