The Maine Play Book

Islandport Press

The Maine Play Book by Jennifer Hazard Published by Islandport Press Printed in Maine USA
  • The Maine Play Book by Jennifer Hazard Published by Islandport Press Printed in Maine USA
  • The Maine Play Book by Jennifer Hazard Published by Islandport Press Printed in Maine USA
  • $14.95

The Maine Play Book, by award-winning blogger and Maine Office of Tourism’s “Family Fun Maker” Jennifer Hazard, is the ultimate family guide to Maine. This thoughtfully curated guidebook gives parents an insider's perspective of Maine through a mother’s eyes.

Organized by season, each section features farms, nature preserves, and parks, as well as events and activities for families - from the rugged coast to the northernmost reaches of the state - with travel tips and color photos along the way.

The book is great for local residents, families, or anyone who loves fun and adventure in the state of Maine.

- Softcover
- 200 pages
- Guidebook

Jennifer Hazard is the creator behind Cute Potato, an award-winning website devoted to Maine events, shops, restaurants, and more that appeal to kids and their grownups. She’s written about food, travel, and family for Food Network Magazine, Maine Magazine, and Vermont Life and created content for Martha Stewart Living, L.L.Bean, and the Maine Office of Tourism. Hazard lives in Cumberland, Maine, with her husband and two children. "The Maine Play Book" is her first book.

Islandport Press is a dynamic, award-winning publisher dedicated to stories rooted in the essence and sensibilities of New England.

Based in Yarmouth, Maine, Islandport Press was founded in 1999 and published its first book in 2000. Since then, the company has published well over a hundred books by a diverse array of New England writers and illustrators.

Islandport Press promotes local writers and illustrators by not only publishing their work but also by supporting authors through the daunting publishing process. They are a small, locally-minded press that seeks to share information to help aspiring writers navigate their way along the path to publication.

Interested in installing a “story walk” in your home or community? Islandport Press sells a few of their books deconstructed and enlarged into 11” by 17” spreads and printed on heavy card stock ready to mount on posts, display cases, or walls. They can also work with you to make more permanent installations or develop other Islandport books into a story walk.

From the publisher: “We strive to capture and explore the grit, heart, beauty, and infectious spirit of the region by telling tales, real and imagined, that can be appreciated in many forms by readers, dreamers, and adventurers everywhere.”

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