Talking to children and teens about climate change

Help your kids be part of the solution by Andrea Koehle Jones. (EcoParent Magazine) “Climate change is the greatest threat facing humanity today and our kids will hear about it in school, on the news and from friends so I think it’s critical that we talk to them about it.” – Tzeporah Berman, environmentalist, author, and … Read more

Forest Habitats, biodiversity + animal habitat restoration

Kids love animals and they want to make sure animals always have safe places to call home. A great way to help endangered species and all animals is to protect their forest habitat. Forests are under-rated. They are crucial for life on earth and are home to 80% of the world’s terrestrial biodiversity. These complex ecosystems are … Read more

Climate Education for children is essential to solving the climate crisis

Happy World Read Aloud Day! All over the world, authors, illustrators, teachers and librarians will read books to school students through the magic of the internet! In honour of #WRAD, Canadian children’s author + environmental education activist Andrea Koehle Jones will read her book, The Wish Trees: How Planting Trees Can Help Make the World … Read more

Buy The Wish Trees children’s tree planting book

“Planting a tree is an act of hope.  And that is a message children need to hear now more than ever.”  Jacob Rodenburg, an award-winning educator, author, executive director of Camp Kawartha, a summer camp and outdoor education center, and instructor in environmental education at Trent University. 100% of book sales are donated to The ChariTree … Read more

Let’s give as many children as we can a free copy of The Wish Trees

The newly released expanded edition is tree-free + free on Kindle today until Oct 1. Calling all parents and teachers… Canadian author and children’s environmental education advocate is giving away free copies worldwide today until Oct 1, 2021. Please tell your friends with little babies, toddlers, preschoolers up to grade 2 – and anyone who … Read more

Goodreads Book Giveaway: The Wish Trees (100 copies)

Announcing the release of the 2021 expanded edition of The Wish Trees: How Planting Trees Can Help Make the World a Better Place and to celebrate I’m giving away 100 Kindle copies to children, parents, teachers and anyone who loves trees. The Goodreads giveaway is open September 25, 2021 – October 25, 2021. Goodreads Book … Read more

About Andrea – Meet the Founder

“I want to give children opportunities to fall in love with nature,” says Andrea Koehle Jones, Founder, The ChariTree Foundation. “You protect what you love.” Andrea Koehle Jones is a children’s environmental education advocate, journalist, writer/producer and children’s book author. She is dedicated to introducing children to the wonders of nature through her writing and … Read more