Our newest title
Busy with Bugs
160 Extremely Interesting Things to Do with Bugs

Toni Albert
Illustrated by Margaret Brandt

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National Best Books 2010 Award
Children's Educational category

Sponsored by USA Book News   

For kids who love bugs and bug adventures, Busy with Bugs is a guide for exploring the miniature world of tiny animals. This book buzzes with information, fun facts, and 160 extremely interesting things to do with bugs. It teaches children to explore the anatomy, behavior, life cycles, and habitats of bugs in their own backyards and school yards. Reference pages include a glossary packed with information, a comprehensive index, lists of useful resources, and an invaluable guide to keeping bugs.

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Holiday Half-Price Book Sale

November 28-December 19

Our annual Holiday Half-Price Book Sale of all titles begins on Black Friday, continues through Cyber Monday, and extends to December 19.

To help you celebrate the holidays – and to support our mission of "teachings kids to care for the Earth" – Trickle Creek Books is offering all of our books for half-price from now until December 19. Our books are ideal gifts for teachers, parents, grandparents, and children who love to explore nature.

Thanks for helping us teach kids

to care for the Earth!

How to order half-price books: Please order from the Half-Price Warehouse. You’ll find the link to the Half-Price Warehouse in the top navigation bar on this page. (Browse the pages that give detailed information about each title, but don’t order from any page except the Half-Price Warehouse Page.)

All books are new and in perfect condition.

Shipping is by media mail unless you request expedited shipping.

How to request an autograph: An autographed book makes a treasured gift. If you’d like to have books autographed, please enter your request at the PayPal site. When you choose a title by activating the “add to cart” button, a PayPal page will open, where you’ll make your payment. Before leaving PayPal, you’ll have an opportunity to give special instruc-tions. That’s where you can tell us who you’d like each title to be autographed to.

Any problems or questions: Email Toni Albert directly at tonialbert@aol.com.

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Trickle Creek Books is a small publisher committed to "teaching kids to care for the Earth." Our books are designed to motivate children to listen to, learn from, and love the world of nature. We believe that children who learn to love our Earth today will protect it tomorrow.


On our web site, you can look at our books and find out how to order them. In addition, you’ll find fascinating information, and projects and activities to try at home or school. We are working to develop our site into an ideal place for kids — a place where they can have fun learning about our Earth.


Check out the Squirrel House, a photo journal about a family of squirrels which live at Trickle Creek. You'll find plans for building a squirrel house, other squirrel activities, and photos of baby squirrels.


Visit Cammie and Cooper to download a complete teacher's guide (preK-2) for teaching about rainforests. You'll also find free paper dolls, coloring pages, bookmarks, a pattern for making a bromeliad and a poison-arrow frog, and an interview with Toni Albert, the author of Saving the Rain Forest with Cammie and Cooper.


Special Sale. Buy the hardcover edition of I Heard the Willow Weep for $6.00. (Retail price: $15.95) This is the perfect book for Earth Day and Earth Day is everyday! You'll find it in our Half-Price Warehouse.





Contact Us


Trickle Creek Books

500 Andersontown Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-6055


Phone 800-353-2791; 717-766-2638

Fax 717-766-1343

Email: tonialbert@aol.com


 Partnering with
Center for Ecosystem Survival

Web site illustrations by Carol Bowles from
Saving the Rain Forest with Cammie and Cooper