Anyone else tired of cold, snowy weather yet? Spring won’t officially begin until March 20, and it might be even longer before temperatures rise and the snow all melts away. To hold you over in the meantime, why not check out one of these springtime themed books or CDs?
|Sonoran Desert Spring by John Alcock
The deserts of Arizona may seem a stark place to many, but naturalist John Alcock describes the beauty and wonder of Sonoran Desert plant and animal life in the spring with lyrical prose that brings the beauty of the desert to life.
|Wings of Spring: Courtship, Nesting and Fledging by Chuck Hagner
Gorgeous color photographs illustrate descriptions of springtime activities such as migration patterns and mating habits of dozens of different types of birds.
|My Garden in Spring by E.A. Bowles
Renowned English gardener Edward Bowles wrote this classic in 1914 about his personal garden at Myddelton House near London.
Recorded by the United Kingdom’s oldest orchestra, the Halle, English Spring features music from early twentieth century English composers Arnold Bax, Frederick Delius and Frank Bridge.
Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring has been an American favorite since its debut in 1944.