Live in less space but have more room to enjoy it. Does that sound like a contradiction? On the contrary, living small frees up your mind, your wallet, and your soul.
LITTLE HOUSE ON A SMALL PLANET (Lyons Press, September 2006) is your guidebook and invitation to the small house movement. The author and the photographer spent over eight years collecting floor plans, photographs, advice, essays and anecdotes about North American small dwellings and the people who live in them. The result of their research is a unique, "cross-genred" self-help/home-improvement/social history book that asks and answers,
Discover how to build, remodel, redecorate, or profoundly rethink your needs.
Pockets of people all over the continent are realizing the benefits of scaling down. In LITTLE HOUSE ON A SMALL PLANET they show how to think -sometimes literally- outside the box, how to live close and simple, and how to apply spiritual and social solutions to your material desires. You, too, can build a joyful, sane life that emphasizes home life over home maintenance.
Improve your life by scaling back, painlessly, joyfully, and deliciously.
LITTLE HOUSE ON A SMALL PLANET
Simple Homes, Cozy Retreats, and Energy Efficient Possibilities
By Shay Salomon/photographs by Nigel Valdez
ISBN 1-59228-868-5 • $20 • trade paper • 8½ X 11
240 pages • 10 page color insert • b&w photos