Richard Louv is a journalist and author. His  9 books  have been translated into 13 languages and published in 17 countries. They have  helped to launch an international movement intended to connect children and their families to nature.

In his book, Vitamin N: 500 Ways to Enrich Your Family’s Health & Happiness, Richard Louv refers to the importance of regular doses of “Vitamin N,” or nature.  An explosion of research over the last few years shows the important connection between spending time in green spaces and our mind, body, and soul health. Nature is vital to replenishing our energy, calming our busy minds, and helping us ground and connect again.

This book is available in the Stratford Public Library and would make an ideal gift for parents with young children.


Other books by Richard Louv include “Last Child in the Woods” and “The Nature Principle”.

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