The Art of Monhegan Island | If you ever visited Monhegan, you will appreciate this stunning book for the way it captures the spirit of Monhegan. If you have never had the privilege of visiting the island, perusing this beautiful book is the next best thing. And you will learn some interesting art history in the bargain.
Everybody Needs a Hideaway | "Somewhere hidden in the woods of western Maine, there is a very special tree -- a hideaway tree -- in a secret place where a boy and his dog like to be." So begins the charming story of Ben, a golden retriever named Boo Dog, and the creatures that share the forest and marsh beneath Ben ’s treehouse.
First Rite | This is the poignantly told, beautifully illustrated story of a time-honored Maine tradition: cutting the family Christmas tree in the woods.
A Century Apart | An armchair tour of both past and present with historic images, artfully done modern views, and interesting brief histories of each location.
Lighthouse Designs for Quilters | Twelve Maine lighthouses inspired the quilt block designs in this collection, and Pat Aho includes interesting short histories of the lights along with her always lucid, simple directions and diagrams for making the blocks.
Something's Fishy | An invitation to anglers and environmentalists to work together towards protecting both angling fish and the environments they inhabit.
Favorite Mittens | Robin Hansen can justifiably claim to be the person who started the groundswell of interest in "roots" knitting patterns for mittens. When her little pattern book with the folksy cover and the catchy title was published by Down East a generation ago, it was an instant success.
Pea Soup Fog | A small village on the rocky coast of Maine one day finds itself shrouded in thick fog.
Summer & Fall Wildflowers of New England | Marilyn Dwelley’s Summer and Fall Wildflowers of New England is a unique and indispensable guide. Each listing includes a thorough text description of flower and leaves, as well as details about range, growth habits, and habitat.
Holding Ground | Sam Lucy has been hunting upland birds and waterfowl for 30 years and now characterizes his avocation this way: "It’s a lot more about friendships shared and the dogs.