PEE WEE AT CASTLE COMPOST

Children's illustrated adventure books
to help teach composting
Fun & Factual

Pee Wee and the Magical Compost Heap

Pee Wee and the Magical Compost Heap

The first book of the Pee Wee Series, 'Pee Wee and the Magical Compost Heap,'  introduces children to backyard composting through the adventures of Pee Wee, the endearing little red wiggler worm, and all the insects in the compost heap.  The adventure begins when four neighbourhood children are magically transported on the back of a butterfly to visit Castle Compost. 

Retails @ $3.95.
To order call 705-778-1922 or email peewee@castlecompost.com

Pee Wee's Great Adventure:
a guide to Vermicomposting ~ 2nd edition

Pee Wee's Great Adventure: a guide to Vermicomposting

The book's sequel, 'Pee Wee's Great Adventure: a guide to Vermicomposting' has Pee Wee describing an amazing adventure from a classroom worm bin to a backyard composter. Instructions are included on how to care for worms and harvest their castings.

 

 

This book was printed on 100%
post-consumer paper, is acid free,
processed chlorine free and is
printed using vegetable based inks.

Retails @ $7.50 (2nd ed.)
To order call 705-778-1922 or email peewee@castlecompost.com

Pee Wee's Family in a Nutshell

Pee Wee's Family in a Nutshell

'Pee Wee's Family in a Nutshell' unites Pee Wee with Reddy. Again, Vanessa the magical butterfly transports everyone to the classroom worm bin to find Pee Wee's family. This book notes the differences between vermicomposting and backyard composting.

 

 

This book was printed on 100%
post-consumer paper, is acid free,
processed chlorine free and is
printed using vegetable based inks.

Retails @ $6.95
To order call 705-778-1922 or email peewee@castlecompost.com

Pee Wee goes to the Fair


Pee Wee goes to the Fair

'Pee Wee goes to the Fair' takes all the compost critters to a Spring Environmental Science Fair where Scott and friends display their elaborately decorated worm bin.

 

 

This book was printed on 100%
post-consumer paper, is acid free,
processed chlorine free and is
printed using vegetable based inks.

Retails @ $7.50
To order call 705-778-1922 or email peewee@castlecompost.com

Pee Wee's Magical Compost Tea


For a Waste Reduction Week activity, the children in Ms. Palmer’s class explore the benefits of brewing and applying compost tea. All the while, Pee Wee and the compost critters plan to host a compost tea party of their own inside a rotting Jack O’Lantern.

 

 

This book was printed on 100%
post-consumer paper, is acid free,
processed chlorine free and is
printed using vegetable based inks.

Retails @ $7.50
To order call 705-778-1922 or email peewee@castlecompost.com

Pee Wee's Magical Compost Heap Colouring & Activity Book

Pee Wee invites you to colour the pictures and solve the puzzles at Castle Compost. This 24 page book illustrates the joy of composting.

 

 

This book was printed on 100%
post-consumer paper, is acid free,
processed chlorine free and is
printed using vegetable based inks.


Retails @ $5.00
To order call 705-778-1922 or email peewee@castlecompost.com

Order all six books and save!

All six books can be purchased as a package for only $35.00 plus postage. They include a song and resources all designed to help teachers discuss the process of composting in an interesting way. Together they make a good environmental asset to any library.

To order call 705-778-1922 or email peewee@castlecompost.com

Teacher's Guide

Pee Wee's Fun With Worms Teacher's Guide

The Pee Wee puppet show on composting and the teacher's guide will be emailed upon request with the purchase of the set of Pee Wee books. Presently it prints up on 4 pages with room to spare. When new ideas present themselves, the guide will be updated, not going over 4 pages so it can be printed on 2 pages double-sided.

 

Important Links to the Environment


www.bestbuyworms.com - Best Buy Worms, Composting and bait worms and Composted Worm Manure.

www.cathyscomposters.com - Cathy's Crawly Composters, Vermicomposting supplies and inspirational workshops.

www.cityfarmer.info - City Farmer, News and information for urban agriculturalists.

www.compost.org - Composting Council of Canada, The current state of affairs in the composting world.

www.yourearth.ca - Suzanne Elston is a renowned Canadian author and broadcaster. Suzanne's newspaper column, Your Earth has been in publication for over 16 years.

www.vermicoast.com - Recycle with Earthworms, The book and video.

www.vermiculture.ca - Vermiculture Canada, Useful information, reference material and wormy resources to assist those who are interested in engaging in "Global worming".

www.vermiculture.com - UNCO Industries - A Venture into Vermiculture! In the nightcrawler business since 1977.

www.cecconetpublishing.com - What Ever Happened to APPLE? The book relating apples to compost by Margaret Cecconet.

www.moorebait.com - Moore Bait, Wholesale and retail tasty bait Night Crawlers and Red Wiggler Composting worms.


Rave reviews from Michigan!


My six year old nephew was enthralled! It stirred his imagination (wishes he could shrink down to bug-size) and has my sister getting the composting going again. Rave reviews from Michigan!

Best regards,
Mary O.


Also on Composting ...

  • Freelance Writer - As a newspaper columnist, Larraine Roulston has been writing on environmental issues since 1987. She also writes articles in tabloids and magazines.
  • Guest Speaker - Talks at libraries, schools, Brownie/Guide/Cub groups, environmental fairs and conferences. Speeches are customized to the audience.
  • Worm Bin Demonstrations - Instructions on how to set up a worm bin.
  • Pee Wee at Castle Compost Puppet Show - A hands-on 30 minute children's puppet show for ages K-5. Pee Wee entertains while explaining what should and should not be put into the composter.

 

Bulk purchase discount available

Please call 705-778-1922 or email peewee@castlecompost.com

International Compost Awareness Week is celebrated the first week in May.