"Under Your Nose" by Judith and Shandley McMurray was produced together with Robert Bateman and The Tobin Island Artists. The artists and authors of this book are passionate about the importance of connecting our children to nature. Children who play in nature reap the rewards for healthy emotional growth and foster a respect for wildlife and the natural world. In this book, two children explore nature at their grandparent's cottage. A thunderstorm and power outage renders their electronic gadgets useless. They discover through exploration and play all that nature has to offer.
The Tobin Island Artists are a group of talented and dedicated painters who paint every summer on Tobin Island in Muskoka, Ontario, Canada.They were formed over 15 years ago, bonded by their love of art and nature. Susan Gosevitz , a member of this group is a former student of Robert Bateman and have reconnected after many years through their love of nature and conservation awareness.