Books by Mindy

Nature's Wisdom Oracle Cards



48 Original works of Mindy Lighthipe's favorite Bugs, Beasts, and Botanicals!

   These oracle cards display the power of Nature’s Wisdom that comes through the beautiful art of Mindy Lighthipe. The messages are deeply rooted in the essence of humanity, with each card representing a facet of nature that is the spirit of living with nature. These messages are interwoven with animals and plants as part of its symbology, as well as a special message that helps the reader gain positive insight into the past, present, and future.  

Nature's Wisdom Oracle cards is great for children and adults to learn about themselves and their connection to the earth and nature. Boxed set of 48 cards is beautifully illustrated with a companion book autographed by the author/artist.
$24.99 + $4.95 shipping and handling

To hear an interview with the artist on BlogTalkRadio- click here


Mother Monarch by Mindy Lighthipe

Take a journey with a monarch butterfly and its host plant, milkweed. Mother Monarch is about the butterfly life cycle. It is a children's book written and illustrated by Mindy Lighthipe. It is an excellent kids book for home schools, elementary and primary schools to use as a resource teaching book about native plants, butterflies and kids gardening. This blog explores butterfly gardens, butterfly art, butterfly migration and more!

Buy your copy of Mother Monarch from this website you will receive the following:

  • personalized autographed book by Mindy Lighthipe

  • A collectible ACEO -(Artist Card Edition Original 2.5" x 3.5") on archival premium acid free paper, suitable for framing.

$19.99 + $4.95 shipping

Press Release April 2010

Award winning botanical artist Mindy Lighthipe releases her new new book and through her beautiful illustrations she explains the Monarch's lifecyle and the importance of protecting wildlife habitats.


Mother Monarch:  As open space and wildlife habitat shrink, this important children’s story book drives home the point that all life is interconnected and we need to leave plenty of room on the planet we share. Twenty-three beautiful watercolor illustrations and a clear and friendly text tell the story of the Monarch butterfly’s lifecycle, from the mother laying eggs to a hatching caterpillar, pupating into a chrysalis, and into a new generation and its amazing migration South. An important link is made with the host plant, the Common Milkweed. Useful tips for planting Milkweed to attract Monarch butterflies in backyard gardens are provided. This book will become a favorite for children and parents alike.


What people are saying about Mother Monarch


  • Every illustration is beautiful and your words are perfect for children and adults!   ~ Karen – New Jersey

  • Mindy Lighthipe is  a genius!!!! Mother Monarch is beautiful, The book is really great.  ~Edith – New Jersey

  • I just finished reading my copy of Mother Monarch and I can't even begin to tell you how wonderful it is!!! The illustrations are absolutely beautiful and the story is so fasinating.  ~ Liz – New Jersey

  • I must tell you with all honesty that I loved loved loved it. My mouth was wide with wonder at the remarkable tale of these beautiful creatures. I learned so much and was left in awe of them and ……..Did I forget to mention the illustrations? Wow. Wow. Wow.  ~Wendy  – North Carolina

  • I just got my 2 Monarch books in the mail – they are really AWESOME! I'm  sending everyone to your site to get one for their nature center! Great job! ~ Marcy    New Hampshire