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Since 1999, when we relocated our offices to the end of a rough dirt road in the Colorado Rockies, PixyJack Press has been 100% solar and wind-powered.

We are an independent small publisher of books about renewable energy for homeowners, sustainable living, log home planning, wildfire prep and recovery, fire safety, bear smart advice, simple horse nutrition, and Costa Rica nature and history.

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Costa Rica’s Fascinating History Recorded

Following his popular Monkeys Are Made of Chocolate book, author Jack Ewing delves into a tumultuous yet fascinating history of the south-central Pacific coast of Costa Rica in his second book, Where Tapirs and Jaguars Once Roamed.

“History is lost if it’s not written down,” says Ewing. “Over the past decades, I have come to love both this land and the people who inhabit it and felt their history needed to be told. I wrote Tapirs and Jaguars so that others […]

By |Costa Rica, In The News|

When Thunder Roars, Please Go Indoors

Lightning strikes the Earth over 25 million times each year.

Lightning, a rapid discharge of electrical energy in the atmosphere, is among the most impressive weather phenomena on the planet. It’s also quite dangerous.

The winds within a thunderstorm or similar column of rapidly rising air causes particles of ice to crash into each other. During the crashes, smaller particles lose electrons while larger ones gain electrons, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

As the cloud bottoms become charged negatively, […]

By |Wildfire & Fire Safety|

Origins of Fire, an Entertaining eBook

Diverse cultures separated by vast geographical distances share recurring fire-origin themes, as revealed in Origins of Fire, an entertaining collection of 29 myths and stories.

Themes such as fire’s representation of divine power, over and above its practical uses; the strong presence of animals possessing magical powers; and the need for trickery to obtain fire.

“When I was growing up I greatly enjoyed reading Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories, recounting the colorful and fanciful ways various animals came to be the way […]

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