Ignite an Interest in Science
as students record their discoveries!

The Big Book Series is a beautiful book series by Yuval Zommer and loved by homeschoolers!

This beautifully illustrated series is full of science and nature study, and when you pair it with our publisher-approved companion notebooks, you can squeeze all the educational goodness out of them.

Read on to learn more about the Notebook Companions for The Big Book Series.

Notebooks for The Big Book Series

There are five books in The Big Book Series, and we’ve created a notebook companion for each volume:

  • The Notebook of Beasts
  • The Notebook of Birds
  • The Notebook of Bugs
  • The Notebook of The Blue
  • The Notebook of Blooms

Your student will enjoy: written narration, drawing, labeling, and more with our companion journals.

*The Big Book Series is sold separately. 

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Drawing and Sketching

Do you have a child who dreads school work but loves drawing and sketching?

Our notebook pages are filled with spaces for beautiful nature sketches.

Open-Ended Questions

Students who struggle with worksheets often thrive with open-ended questions to prompt written narration. 

Take the struggle out of knowing what to write with our question prompts.

The Notebook of Beasts
A Notebook Companion to The Big Book of Beasts by Yuval Zommer

Learn About Beasts

Mammals include some of the most familiar (as well as some of the most exotic) animals on the earth. 

Help your kids learn about lions, tigers, and bears, as well as binturongs, warthogs, and so much more with The Notebook of Beasts.

The Notebook of Beasts is a companion notebook to The Big Book of Beasts by Yuval Zommer, sold separately.

The Notebook of Birds
A Notebook Companion to The Big Book of Birds by Yuval Zommer

Learn About Birds:

Whether we live in the city or country, birds are all around us. They often fill our days with their songs and chatter.

Help your kids learn about big birds, little birds, and lots of birds in between with The Notebook of Birds.

Students will learn about bird anatomy, flightless birds, water birds, birds of prey, and much more.

The Notebook of Birds is a companion notebook to The Big Book of Birds by Yuval Zommer, sold separately.

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Ditch Boring Textbooks in Favor of Notebooking!

This series is perfect for the creative student who gets bored with science textbooks and would prefer to draw, label, and answer open-ended questions rather than take tests and write papers.

There is no prep-work involved – you simply grab your copy of the book (sold separately) and your notebooking journal and work at your own pace.

The Notebook of Bugs
A Notebook Companion to The Big Book of Bugs by Yuval Zommer

Learn About Bugs

Are your kids always bringing bugs into the house? Are they fascinated with the icky and creepy?

You can help them discover what’s unique and peculiar about the creepy crawlies all around them with The Notebook of Bugs.

The Notebook of Bugs is a companion notebook to The Big Book of Bugs by Yuval Zommer, sold separately.

The Notebook of The Blue
A Notebook Companion to The Big Book of The Blue by Yuval Zommer

Learn About The Ocean

Most of us never get the chance to dive deep and discover the incredibly diverse and wondrous world beneath the surface of the ocean.

You can give your kids a chance to explore this world and some of the amazingly unique creatures that inhabit it with The Notebook of the Blue.

The Notebook of the Blue is a companion notebook to The Big Book of the Blue by Yuval Zommer, sold separately.

The Notebook of Blooms
A Notebook Companion to The Big Book of Blooms by Yuval Zommer

Learn About Flowers

Flowers are all around us, whether we live where we can enjoy them in nature or just in window boxes and small patches.

Your kids can explore this vast world and learn about some of the types of flowers that live in it with The Notebook of Blooms.

The Notebook of Blooms is a companion notebook to The Big Book of Blooms by Yuval Zommer, sold separately.

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How to Use The Big Book Series + Notebook Companions

Each notebook in the series corresponds to one of The Big Book titles by Yuval Zommer and includes open-ended questions, vocabulary, and room to draw.

The questions are drawn directly from the text and allow students to sharpen their written narration skills as they record what they learn. A short vocabulary exercise at the end of each unit helps to reinforce new terms they have learned.

Ample opportunities are provided that encourage students to draw and label the animal or plant they are learning about.

Each of The Big Book titles also includes fun search-and-find activities to keep kids paying attention on every page. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Like many homeschooling resources, there is no set grade level. Kids of all ages will enjoy The Big Books Series because they are beautifully illustrated books full of interesting facts and hand-drawn illustrations. The notebook companions will work best with students in  2nd grade and up, but they are meant to be very flexible.

If you'd like to purchase the Notebook Companions individually, click here for the options page. 

Our notebook companions are completely self-paced, so you can take as long as you'd like to work through them. 

Our notebook companions are all digital. At this time there is no option to purchase a physical copy that is already printed. 

At this time our products are only available in digital PDF format. 

The Notebook of Blooms: 37 black & white pages
The Notebook of Beasts: 40 black & white pages
The Notebook of Bugs: 35 black & white pages
The Notebook of Birds: 40 black & white pages
The Notebook of The Blue: 39 black & white pages

The books in The Big Book Series are available for sale separately and not included with your purchase. 

Due to the nature of digital products, there are no refunds. Please view the samples of each product to decide if it's a good fit for your homeschool goals before making your purchase.

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