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The Adventures of

Bubba Jones®

The Adventures of Bubba Jones

Time Traveling Through Acadia National Park

($9.99 ISBN: 978-0825308826; Lexile Measure: 940L)

After Tommy “Bubba Jones” and his sister, Jenny “Hug-a-Bug,” inherit legendary time travel skills from their Papa Lewis, they quickly earn a reputation for solving National Park mysteries by using their magical skills.  Now, they are in Acadia National Park in a race against time to solve another mystery. They time travel back hundreds and thousands of years and experience the formation of the mountains.  They meet the park founders, native Americans, witness the construction of the park, and learn about park secrets. They explore the park on land and sea and experience all sorts of wild creatures. Discover Acadia National Park with Bubba Jones and family in a whole new way.

Mom’s Choice GOLD recipient among the best in family-friendly media, products and services.

Selected as one of the best environmental themed books by The Revelator.

The Reviews Are In!

“…Alt did his homework to make learning fun for adults and children. My own curiosity was piqued as I turned the pages…Not only do readers learn about the cog railway that once traveled up Green Mountain, which was renamed Cadillac Mountain, they also learn who Robert Abbe and George Dorr were and what they did. Readers also can learn to search for glacial erratics and the animals, both land and sea, that can be spotted in our celebrated park…This is a great book for children looking to teach their parents a few historical facts about the island as their families traverse Acadia National Park.“
Sarah Hinckley
Mount Desert Islander
“If you are unfamiliar with the series, The Bubba Jones series centers on Tommy “Bubba Jones,” and his sister Jenny “Hug-a-Bug” when they are told that they have the power to time travel! Together they go on adventures solving mysteries, encountering various wildlife and animals, and learning about the history of the national parks. They’ve already gone on adventures “Through the Great Smokey Mountains”, and “Through Shenandoah National Park.” And now, they’re venturing through Acadia National Park.

The Bubba Jones series has been critically praised, and is an award winning children’s series that kids who love exploring the outdoors are sure to love. Accompanied by charming illustrations by Hannah Touhy, the series is full of scientific and historical facts about nature and the beautiful parks that the characters time travel through. The series is meant to educate readers about the beauty of nature in a fun and engaging way, and encourage kids to appreciate and go out and interact with parks on their own.

This series is perfect for kids 8 to 12 years old, great for the classroom, and easy to jump right into with the third book, The Adventure of Bubba Jones: Time Traveling Through Acadia National Park, coming very soon on June 4th wherever books are sold.”
Posh Kids Magazine
“Jeff Alt’s National Park Series latest book, “The Adventures of Bubba Jones: Time Traveling Through Acadia National Park” is filled full of what kids like; mystery, history, and adventure!  His character’s time traveling skills teach the history of the park in a fun, action packed way!  Your kids will want to pull out their hiking sticks, kayaks and bikes to explore Acadia National Park for themselves.  The National Park Series is sure to make your child a lover of the great outdoors for life!  I can’t wait for book number 4.”
Terry Crider
Professional Photographer