Amanda Bancroft

Amanda Bancroft

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I'm a writer, artist and master naturalist.
Amanda Bancroft
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The fiery-throated hummingbird (Panterpe insignis) lives in the mountains of Costa Rica and western Panama. Like other hummingbirds, it drinks nectar and catches insects for protein.

The fiery-throated hummingbird (Panterpe insignis) lives in the mountains of Costa Rica and western Panama. Like other hummingbirds, it drinks nectar and catches insects for protein.

There are hidden smiles everywhere, even in fruits and vegetables, even in situations when we feel sad or scared.

There are hidden smiles everywhere, even in fruits and vegetables, even in situations when we feel sad or scared.

Help save migrating Monarch butterflies by planting milkweed, the "host plant" which is required for the butterflies to reproduce.

Help save migrating Monarch butterflies by planting milkweed, the "host plant" which is required for the butterflies to reproduce.

Cinnamon Bunny is a magical friend of Santa's: she is his traveling companion and helps eat his snacks on Christmas Eve!

Cinnamon Bunny is a magical friend of Santa's: she is his traveling companion and helps eat his snacks on Christmas Eve!

I love baking and bunnies, so combining the two was fun! It was a challenge but I enjoyed drawing the cupcake frosting.

I love baking and bunnies, so combining the two was fun! It was a challenge but I enjoyed drawing the cupcake frosting.

When cold, birds puff up their feathers to conserve body heat, resembling feathered balloons! They also do this when asleep or sick.

When cold, birds puff up their feathers to conserve body heat, resembling feathered balloons! They also do this when asleep or sick.

"A Sheltie's Tale" by Len White, 2016 children's book illustrated by Amanda Bancroft

"A Sheltie's Tale" by Len White, 2016 children's book illustrated by Amanda Bancroft