The Hike

$17.99 USD

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The Hike is a plucky and sweet adventure story about three intrepid young female explorers who set out to conquer the outdoors in their local forest.

This spirited picture book is filled with lyrical language that captures the majesty of the natural world, coupled with a fun narrative.

• Features a glossary and scientific backmatter
• Includes a sketchbook by one of the characters that highlights discoveries the girls make along the trail
• Abundant labels throughout for learning about various plants and animals

The Hike celebrates how fun and rewarding it is to explore nature in your own backyard!

This book is a must-have for budding scientists, best friends, and all adventurers in preschool and kindergarten.


Alison Farrell has a BA in painting and an MSE in art education. Her first book was Cycle City, and she lives in Portland, Oregon.


"A subtle reminder that education and recreation need not be mutually exclusive exercises and that big ideas happen when you think outside the box. VERDICT A must-have for STEAM classes and for dino lovers everywhere."
--School Library Journal STARRED Review

"A delightful, short read with humor that young elementary students will love"
--Youth Services Book Review STARRED Review

"This inspired story about the magic of art, nature, and educators is a breath of fresh air."--Booklist

"Full of wonder... Schoolhouse bliss."-- Kirkus STARRED Review

"What is central to this story is the idea that no matter what school a child attends, no matter how many or few the supplies, one dedicated professional can make all the difference."
--Shelf Awareness

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