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About Books and Willows

Hi, I’m Jacqueline. I’ve been a teacher and now I love creating literature inspired resources and nature studies as a homeschooling mom. Our homeschool is influenced by Charlotte Mason. You’ll see an emphasis on time in nature, cozy read alouds, encouraging big questions, values, and relationship.

I believe there’s nothing more powerful than storytelling to connect us and make sense of our world. Our living books are our entry point to exploring literacy, science, geography, history, art, and more. Wherever the story leads us! Join us as we chase our curiosities through literature and on the nature trail!

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Nature Schooling

Free Nature Studies

Join us as we explore our world through these free nature studies and activities.

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Free Nature Poetry

Join us on a year-long study of Seasonal Nature Poetry and Copywork to complement your homeschooling adventures.

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SHOP Nature Units

Shop our Literature Inspired Activity Guides and Nature Unit Studies

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What Others are Saying

This unit was perfect! Beautiful illustrations and the activities are great for kids of all ages.


This was just so much fun to do! My kids really enjoyed learning all about reindeer in the Curious Trails Guide. I love all the hands-on activities and handicrafts. There is just so much goodness in this unit!


This pack was amazing and I love how beautiful the pictures and designs are! Easy to print and use.


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