An Autumn Treasury (Little Country Cottage) offers nature-based crafts, bakes and gardening projects in a celebration of self-sufficient, eco-friendly, country cottage-style life.
This charmingly illustrated seasonal treasury of nature-based crafts, bakes and gardening projects for autumn celebrates the country cottage lifestyle with self-sufficient and eco-friendly fun. Locally printed on 100% recycled paper, An Autumn Treasury (Little Country Cottage) offers:
- Easy yet delicious autumn recipes and treats that introduce young readers to local and seasonal eating. From pumpkin muffins to home-made apple chips, the easy-to-make recipes will inspire kids to get into the kitchen.
- Suggestions for using up unloved parts of produce, such as ways to make use of apple cores and peel, demonstrate a naturally zero-waste way of living.
- Accessible and fun crafts, such as making a gratitude tree and a woven basket, have instructions broken down into clear steps illustrated in AnneliesDraws' cute and wholesome style.
- The seasonal gardening and growing projects, such as planting herbs, can be done in a big back yard or on a windowsill, making this eco-friendly activity book a fun resource, whether readers are based in towns or the country.
Woven alongside the cooking, crafting and planting projects are little snippets of seasonal information and self-sufficient wisdom from homesteading teacher Angela Fanning of Axe and Root Homestead, with a focus on enjoying and celebrating the best of what autumn has to offer. Find even more nature-centered seasonal fun in: Little Country Cottage: A Winter Treasury of Recipes, Crafts and Wisdom.
AnneliesDraws is an artist based in the Netherlands. She charms her 280,000 followers on Instagram with heartwarming and inspirational messages illustrated with her adorable drawings.Angela Fanning is a self-taught first generation farmer who built Axe & Root Homestead, a six-acre farm in central New Jersey, USA. Originally a graphic and website designer by trade, she owned and operated her own design firm for over a decade. After the birth of her first child, she realised she wanted to be outdoors, aligning her life with the seasons and with nature. She now grows and preserves her own homegrown produce for her young family, and runs a farm bustling with Clydesdales, geese and ducks for eggs, an apiary with ten beehives, sheep and a small orchard. She shares this love for eco-conscious, self-sufficient living with others through her Instagram account @axeandroothomestead (61k followers), her online homesteading classes, and is a regular contributor to publications such as Countryside Magazine, and Backyard Beekeping and Backyard Poultry Magazines.
Children’s & educational
5 - 8
Gardening (Children's / Teenage)