As I watch you prance around,
I can’t help but smile.
You remind me of a creature
from the woods, my child.

From the fox to the bear to the bunny, each baby animal explores the world around them and learns along the way—just like children do. The rich woodland colors and sweet animal families will make Creature from the Woods a bedtime favorite!

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Creature from the Woods


Stomping like a bear, hopping like a bunny, sneaking like a fox—children love to play pretend. With tender words and lush illustration, this sweet board book compares a child's  mannerisms to creatures from the woods. Watch all sorts of woodland animals explore the world around them in just the same way that children do.

All the while, this book reminds readers of just how loved they are.

With sweet rhymes and adorable animal families, you'll love snuggling up with this new bedtime favorite!

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“Sure to melt every parent’s heart, Alms takes you on an adventure through the woods, filled with adorable woodland creatures, all the while comparing your precious baby’s antics to special characteristics that each adorable creature possesses! Written in easy-to-read-aloud rhyme, Creature from the Woods leaves your heart with such a warm feeling.”

Michelle Medlock Adams, award-winning author of more than 100 books

Your book makes a difference.

A portion of each book sale helps purchase diapers for children in need in North Indianapolis.

Government aid does not provide diapers for struggling families with young children, but we can do our part to take care of the kids in our community. Diaper donations are made to Grace Care Center, which distributes to families in need at no charge.