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Outdoor Adventures: The Notable Woman Podcast

Get a breath of fresh air for 2017, and reflect on the impact time outside can have for you in the coming year with today's The Notable Woman Podcast.

Host Cristin Downs interviews me and my sister, Marni Penning Coleman, illustrator of PJ's Backyard Adventures in a great 30 minute episode. Hear the story of how we came to work together as author an illustrator and a how my children's early reader book series was inspired by 15 Minutes Outside: 365 Ways to Get Out of the House and Connect with Your Kids.

Wishing you memorable moments outside, every day, Rebecca & Marni

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About Rebecca P. Cohen

Rebecca P. Cohen believes time outside transforms our lives for the better. Rebecca has worked with over 6,000 children around the world helping them make outdoor connections for a healthier life.

Rebecca is author of 15 Minutes Outside: 365 Ways to Get Out of the House and Connect with Your Kids, the children's series PJ's Backyard Adventures, and creator of Rebecca Plants Curiosity Cards available for iPhone and on Google Play. She is also host of the video series, Get Out of the House, which shows fun ideas for time outside in every season. For Rebecca's inspiring blog and free downloads, including 50 Outdoor Activities for Busy Families, visit

About Marni Penning Coleman

Marni Penning Coleman is a playwright, teacher, VoiceOver artist, children’s book illustrator, two-time Helen Hayes Award nominee, and other-award-winning Shakespearean actress who lives with her husband, son, and dog in Falls Church, VA. She co-founded Cincinnati Shakespeare Company in 1994 and made a living during the 2008 election as a Sarah Palin impersonator. When not playing with her son or drawing “PJ’s Backyard Adventures,” Marni narrates audiobooks for the blind for the Library of Congress. For more information, visit