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Larch Books is a small indie publisher based in the Pacific Northwest. We enjoy exploring the nature and science through stories, and we hope you will join us in our adventures! Our Books: Can a Spider Be Fluffy?  Can a Tree Be Blue? The Rocket that Flew to Mars Who Laid the Egg? (also available in French and Spanish) Bug, Bug, Spider  (a coloring book) For more information about these books, please check our other posts or visit  Audrey Sauble's website . Also, find  free activity pages  and updates about Audrey's books! Thanks for stopping by!

New Release! Can a Rock Grow?

How do rocks change over time?

Find out with this engaging, informative, and easy-to-read introduction to the rock cycle! And, you can preorder your hardcover copy now

Can a Rock Grow? is perfect for kids who love exploring nature and have big questions about how the world works, like . . .  

What shape is a rock?

How does it get that shape?

And does a rock ever look like a rose?

This new picture book explores different shapes that rocks can be—flat rocks, round rocks, sharp rocks, and even hexagon-shaped rocks—while explaining how rocks change over time. It's a fun, inviting, intriguing, and scientifically entertaining book, sure to delight rockhounds, young and old.

Can a Rock Grow? is now available as an eBook on Amazon, as well as in a paperback format through Barnes & Noble and other major booksellers. 

For a short time, however, I'm offering a limited number of hardcovers through my own website. If you preorder it now, you can get:
  • A signed, personalized hardcover copy of Can a Rock Grow?
  • An exclusive set of activity pages
  • Access to other learning materials, including a read-aloud video and a lesson plan for this book.
  • A 3" square Rockhound sticker (for the first 30 orders, or while supplies last).
Plus, you can get free shipping if you order by the end of April and use the code PREORDER.