Books by Elin Kelsey

WILD IDEAS by Elin Kelsey
Kirkus Star
by Elin Kelsey, illustrated by Soyeon Kim
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: April 14, 2015

"Profound and entirely wonderful. (author's note) (Informational picture book. 5-12)"
Finding solutions to sticky problems can be a mind-expanding adventure. Read full book review >
YOU ARE STARDUST by Elin Kelsey
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Dec. 6, 2012

"The perfect combination of art and science to get kids engaged with nature. (iPad informational app. 5-12)"
This eloquent introduction to some very large concepts is science written like poetry. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 15, 2012

"A remarkable achievement. (Picture book. 5-12)"
We are made of earth and water and air and stardust, and we are more related to animals and plants than we ever imagined. Read full book review >
WATCHING GIANTS by Elin Kelsey
NATURE & TRAVEL
Released: Dec. 1, 2008

"An appealing, agitating foray into the world of whales that ignites both protective instincts and a hungry curiosity to know more."
Environmental consultant Kelsey (Environment and Sustainability/Royal Roads Univ.; Canadian Dinosaurs, 2003, etc.) drifts between meditations and hard research in her wide-ranging work on various aspects of the lives of whales. Read full book review >
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2005

"Kelsey's infectious eagerness and her eye for the kid-friendly detail may have what it takes to convert the most confirmed science-phobes. (glossary, Web sites, index) (Nonfiction. 8-14)"
Despite its rather sensational title, this offering presents many species that are neither strange nor new, but are rather hitherto undiscovered by science. Read full book review >
FINDING OUT ABOUT DINOSAURS by Elin Kelsey
DINOSAURS
Released: June 1, 2000

"An intriguing additional purchase, which will appeal to dinosaur enthusiasts. (index) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
Recent dinosaur discoveries, speculations, and continuing questions are explored in this title in the Science Explorers series from Owl Magazine, intended for older dinosaur buffs. Read full book review >
FINDING OUT ABOUT WHALES by Elin Kelsey
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"This is, however, a snappy, interesting approach to current science; give it to children as a good first peek, then send true whale enthusiasts on to other sources for more background information on the various species. (index) (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
paper 1-895688-80-9 In the Science Explorers series, a glossy browsing book that poses questions about seven species of whales. Read full book review >