One North Star: A Counting Book

Phyllis Root (Author) Beckie Prange (Illustrator)
& 1 more
Available

Product Details

Price
$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date
August 15, 2016
Pages
36
Dimensions
10.7 X 10.6 X 0.5 inches | 1.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780816650637

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate

About the Author

Phyllis Root is the author of more than forty books, most of them picture books. She received a McKnight Fellowship for Lucia and the Light; Aunt Nancy and Old Man Trouble won a Minnesota Picture Book award; Big Momma Makes the World won a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award; and Plant a Pocket of Prairie (Minnesota, 2014) won a John Burroughs Riverby Award. She lives in Minneapolis.

Beckie Prange is a biologist and printmaker who has illustrated two previous books, the Caldecott Honor winner Song of the Water Boatman and Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature's Survivors. She lives in Ely, Minnesota.

Betsy Bowen has written and illustrated many children's books, including Antler, Bear, Canoe: A Northwoods Alphabet Year; Helen Hoover's Great Wolf and the Good Woodsman (Minnesota, 2005); and Phyllis Root's Big Belching Bog (Minnesota, 2010) and Plant a Pocket of Prairie. She lives in Grand Marais, Minnesota.

Reviews

"A bright, populous countdown for nature lovers, Midwestern or otherwise."--Kirkus Reviews

"Beautiful...one of the most elegant and appealing of the year."--Pioneer Press

"An excellent choice for both young and middle-grade classroom libraries."--Foreword

"A beautiful addition to the library of any child from the North."--Mpls. St. Paul Magazine

"Minnesota librarians should purchase multiple copies of this lovely interactive book. Others should follow suit."--School Library Journal

"One North Star is ever so much more than a 'counting' book. Its wood carvings and rich color illustrations pulled me into this wonderful poetic recounting that explores Minnesota's North Star country. Each page, rich in details, is a beauty to feast upon."--Books for the Curious Child

"A striking and awe-inspiring picture book that poetically counts the wonders of Minnesota's natural beauty and wildlife."--The Picture Book Review

"The University of Minnesota Press, publisher, has given children and adults another engaging, beautiful book to learn from and enjoy."--ReaderKidZ

"There's a lot of great natural history here for any curious child."--Anne E. G. Nydam

"Big, bold, and colorful."--St. Paul Pioneer Press

"Bowen collaborates with Beckie Prange to beautify this counting book with exquisite woodcut and watercolor illustrations bringing to life passages."--Cabin Living Magazine

"Though two artists share illustration duties ... the result is eye-catching and seamless."--Lake Superior Magazine