Thank you for visiting Lucid Publishing.
Lucid Publishing is a division of Lucid Hawaii, Inc. We are a small, local publishing house dedicated to producing high-quality, eco friendly, artistic and educational publications with a Hawaiian flair. Our mission is to provide creative books and products that inspire children and adults of all ages to learn more about the world in which we live. We believe that promoting awareness and inspiring creativity can lead to appreciation and appreciation can lead to making a difference. We aim to provide you with products and resources that inspire you to take better care of our land and seas and make them more sustainable for future generations. Lucid Hawaii, Inc. supports local organizations that promote conservation and share these same ideals.
We currently offer free keiki menu (children’s menu) templates and fish coloring sheets from The Complete Hawaiian Reef Fish Coloring Book to restaurants and conservation-based organizations that would like to use them to promote their business and promote conservation awareness. Custom keiki menus, coloring sheets & coloring books can be also designed for your business. If you feel that your business or organization could benefit by using these products please contact us for more information.
Teachers using the book, can also contact us for free sample tests to use as part of their lessons. The author is also available for classroom visits on Kauai.
Our Environmental Philosophy
Lucid Publishing has chosen to adopt an
environmental policy that will help protect the environment and promote
the responsible use of natural resources. With paper a core part of the
publishing business, Lucid Publishing is concerned about the
environmental impacts of paper and has committed to implementing
policies that will support the preservation of endangered forests and
advance best practices within the book and paper industry. We believe that a few simple steps can help the publishing industry become more sustainable. As a result,
The Complete Hawaiian Reef Fish Coloring Book
is now an eco friendly coloring book, printed on recycled paper with 30% post-consumer fibers. You
will find that many of our promotional items and business letters are
also printed on recycled paper. Lucid Publishing will continue to find
ways to improve our commitment to the environment.
If you would like to have a tree planted for every book you read follow the link below:
Our Philosophy on Learning & Education
Children’s brains develop at an astonishing rate. In fact, by age 5 the development of your child’s brain is 90% complete. Lucid publishing encourages parents to take advantage of this window of opportunity and become actively involved in the education of their young children. We hope that all parents will reap the benefits of reading with their children and guiding them in their endeavors. Learning together can also help build stronger bonds between caregivers and children. Multisensory approaches to learning (visual, auditory and tactile/kinesthetic) can improve the efficiency, effectiveness & retention of the lessons being shared with your child. The Complete Hawaiian Reef Fish Coloring Book can be used as a multisensory teaching tool. Read to your child from the book while they are coloring in the fishes and you will find all that all these senses are being stimulated, and you are sharing valuable time with your child. You may be surprised what they can learn!
How much is shipping?
Shipping is $6.95 per coloring book. Please contact us for quotes on matted prints.
What methods of shipping are available?
We ship via USPS priority mail. Because of our location in Hawaii, it takes far too long to ship via media mail and other forms of shipping are cost prohibitive. We aim to provide the fastest shipping for the best cost.
Where can I purchase The Complete Hawaiian Reef Fish Coloring Book?
We have listed just a few locations that you can find this book, but in general, it can be found wherever books are sold.
Hana Cultural Center & Museum
Talk Story Bookstore
Plantation Gardens Restaurant
Na Aina Kai Gardens
National Tropical Botanical Gardens
Kauai Sea Tours
Happy Honu Gifts
Kauai Products Store
Brenneckes Beach Center
Does the author do school visits?
Yes! Building a coral reef mural is one of the many activities that we the author can bring to your classroom. Please contact us for more info!
Is the material in The Complete Hawaiian Reef Fish Coloring Book too advanced for my toddler?
We do not expect your toddler to learn the reproductive strategies of the Wrasses, but your toddler’s brain is developing at an astonishing rate. Show the pictures of the fish to your toddler while saying the fish’s names. Do this on a regular basis. You may be surprised to find that they will learn to identify the different fishes in the book. Never force and never test them, they can recognize the fish even if they cannot say their names.
You say this book has been tested in grades K-12, but what grade level is it really appropriate for?
As mentioned above, we don’t expect your toddler to learn the reproductive strategies of the Wrasses, but K-3 can learn the names of the fishes and color them in, especially if you take the time to read to them. Middle school students are capable of learning all the material in this book, yet it is not too easy for high school students if they have not learned about these topics before. Coloring adds a multisensory component to learning that can enhance memorization and learning, it acts as the “doing” or kinesthetic component that reinforces learning. So yes, it can be fun for all ages.