Jean Craighead George (Author) Wendell Minor (Illustrator)
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A lyrical creation tale of the Florida Everglades with stunning landscapes by Wendell Minor.
Supports the Common Core State Standards
March 21, 1997
8.71 X 10.17 X 0.11 inches | 0.36 pounds
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About the Author
Jean Craighead George wrote over one hundred books for children and young adults. Her novel Julie of the Wolves won the Newbery Medal in 1973, and she received a 1960 Newbery Honor for My Side of the Mountain. Born into a family of famous naturalists, Jean spent her entire career writing books that celebrated the natural world.
Wendell Minor has illustrated dozens of picture books, and his work has won countless awards and is in permanent collections of such institutions as the Museum of American Illustration and the Library of Congress. His cover illustrations have graced some of the most significant novels of our time by authors such as Toni Morrison, David McCullough, and James Michener. He lives in Washington, Connecticut. Visit him online at MinorArt.com.
"A particularly persuasive evironmental work."--"Publishers Weekly"The story and the art create a mystical tale that flows from a serene start to a powerful conclusion....Eloquently told."--"School Library Journal (starred review)