PEE WEE AT CASTLE COMPOST

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

* All books contain post-consumer fibre.

JUST OUT! - LATEST BOOK IN THE SERIES

Pee Wee's back ...

with new friends buzzing with excitement.

 

Find out more about
Pee Wee Meets The Pollinators, follow this link.

Pee Wee and the Magical Compost Heap


Pee Wee and the Magical Compost Heap

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

Retails @ $3.95
To order please contact us by 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 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.

 

Retails @ $7.50 (2nd ed.)
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Pee Wee's Family in a Nutshell


Pee Wee's Family in a Nutshell

This story unites Pee Wee with cousin Reddy in a classroom worm bin. The book notes the differences between vermicomposting and backyard composting.

 

Retails @ $6.95
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Pee Wee goes to the Fair


Pee Wee and all the compost critters are taken to a Spring Environmental Science Fair where children display their elaborately decorated worm bin.

 

Retails @ $7.50
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Pee Wee's Magical Compost Tea


For a Waste Reduction Week activity, students 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.

 

Retails @ $7.50
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Pee Wee Meets the Pollinators


Pee Wee & cousin Reddy visit a school’s rooftop garden to learn about the amazing work of pollinators. During their adventure the two red wigglers witness the birth of a monarch butterfly, follow a bee and meet a chorus of crickets. The story also features composting, compost tea, vermicomposting and finished compost.

 

Retails @ $7.50
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Pee Wee's Magical Compost Heap Colouring & Activity Book

Pee Wee invites you to colour the entire book and solve the puzzles at Castle Compost. Twenty-four pages illustrate the joy of composting.

 


Retails @ $3.00 (2nd ed.)
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Order all seven books and save!

These fanciful stories blend fiction with facts. They include songs, poems and additional notes all designed to help teachers, parents and children discuss the process of composting in an interesting way. Each book can be purchased individually or all six books in the series and the colouring book can be purchased for $40.00, plus postage. Discounts as well for bulk orders. Together they make a good environmental contribution to any library. All books contain post-consumer fibre.

To order please contact us by email: peewee@castlecompost.com

Pee Wee's Puppet Show & Teacher's Guide

With the purchase of one or more books, the Pee Wee puppet show presentation on composting and my teacher's guide will be emailed upon request to interested environmental educators.

 

Important Links to the Environment

The following represents a few of the many Internet
connections that can be found on Composting:


www.compost.org - Compost Council of Canada - just one of the many composting councils around the world.

www.bestbuyworms.com - Best Buy Worms - Composting worms.

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

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

www.thewormdude.com - Jerry Gach - Manufacturer of the Worm Inn.

www.waikikiworm.com - Waikiki Worm Company - Resource Recovery Specialist & Educator.


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.

Best regards,
Mary O.

"They're funny, they have facts and they're cute!"
~ Zeus, age 7

Submitted by Mom (Consuelo H. - New York).


About the Author

As a freelance writer, Larraine Roulston has been writing on environmental issues since 1987 in community newspapers, magazines (BioCycle, Forever Young and Canadian Teacher) and is a regular blogger on Green-Mom.com.

 

Bulk purchase discount available

Please contact us by email at: peewee@castlecompost.com

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