How to be a Wildflower, a field guide by Katie Daisy, does not disappoint. It’s stunning, colorful illustrations fill the book cover to cover. In this New York Times Best Seller published in 2016, Katie encourages you to “Recapture the wonder that is right in front of you.” The book contains tips and ideas for collecting pressed flowers, making flower crowns along with a recipe for strawberry pie.
“A fresh perspective, an outdoor exploration, a new adventure about to begin–How to Be a Wildflower is the book to celebrate these and other wide-open occasions. Encouraging self-discovery through encounters with nature, artist Katie Daisy brings her vibrant paintings and lettering to this collection of things to do and make, quotes, meditations, natural history, and more. A recipe for strawberry pie, a prompt to hike by the light of the moon, a place to press flowers: every page inside the charming textured two-piece case invites readers to wander, gather, savor, and ponder the natural world around them. For every wild and free spirit—and those who aspire to be—this is a field guide to living life to the fullest.” – Chronicle Books