The Illustrated Guide to Wildlife of the North Fork will be published by Art in a Box's publishing imprint, Heron-on-Hudson Press in the Spring of 2018. The book includes over one hundred and thirty original watercolor paintings of the birds, mammals, marine and tidal animals, reptiles, amphibians and fish found on the North Fork of Long Island, New York. The paintings were created by over ninety students in 8th grade who participated in Art in a Box’s Wildlife Painting Classes and Student Book Publication Program at the Mattituck Jr./Sr. High School in 2017-2018.
The approximately 284 page, full color book offers a comprehensive overview of North Fork’s wildlife. The book celebrates art education and conservation awareness and enables readers of all ages to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the North Fork’s wildlife in all its diversity.
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The Illustrated Guide to Wildlife of Cambodia includes over 130 original watercolor paintings of Cambodian mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish, and Cambodia's unique ecosystems, created by students who participated in Art in a Box's Environmental Art Painting Classes at the Liger Learning Center in 2015. It is the first book of its kind to be illustrated, researched, written and translated entirely by Cambodian middle-school children. The book provides an overview of Cambodia's most representative, as well as unique and endangered, wildlife. Students conducted research with international and local conservation organizations working in Cambodia to prepare accurate written descriptions in both English and Khmer for each species and habitat.
The Illustrated Guide to Wildlife of Cambodia provides both children and adults with a deeper understanding and appreciation of Cambodia in all its diversity.
(In Khmer and English) Published by Heron-on-Hudson Press, December 2015