Alaska Abc, 40th Anniversary Edition

Shannon Cartwright (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$10.99
Publisher
Little Bigfoot
Publish Date
February 20, 2018
Pages
32
Dimensions
10.6 X 0.3 X 8.3 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781632171665

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About the Author

SHANNON CARTWRIGHT arrived in Alaska in 1972 after graduating from the University of Michigan School of Architecture and Design. She was drawn north by the stories she heard as a child from her grandmother, Esther Schaubel, a famous public-health nurse who spent 15 years in the Alaska bush during the '40s and '50s.

She has spent most of her Alaska years living in the bush, away from the road system, and has never owned a TV or a computer and communicates by satellite phone and US mail.

Cartwright has traveled all over the state working on a set-net site in Bristol Bay, driving horse-pack trips, guiding in the Alaska Range and Brooks Range, researching book projects, and traveling between her cabins by train, skis, snowmobiles, and horses.

She expresses her love of Alaska through the 28 children's books she has illustrated, seven of which she has also written. Her books are found throughout Alaska, and her cards, prints, and signed books are available at the Dancing Leaf Gallery in Talkeetna, AK.