March 21, 2013
11.1 X 9.1 X 0.5 inches | 0.95 pounds
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About the Author
Jean Craighead George was the preeminent nature writer for children. She is the author of My Side of the Mountain and Julie of the Wolves, and her work spanned 50 years. She died in May 2012 at age 93. After completing his studies at the Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida, Wendell Minor began creating original designs for book publishers in New York City. He has created jacket illustrations for more than 2000 books, and has illustrated dozens of books for children, including America The Beautiful and Yankee Doodle America. He lives in Connecticut.
"Minor's paintings handsomely convey the eagles' impressive stature and the natural settings they inhabit...libraries and readers will welcome this engaging introduction to the iconic bird." - School Library Journal "This would be a useful addition to any library's collection of books dealing with threatened and endangered species." - Library Media Connection