Galapagos George

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Product Details
Price
$16.99  $15.80
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
10.3 X 10.27 X 0.39 inches | 0.93 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780060287931

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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.
Reviews
Minor's painterly illustrations showcase the changing setting and the magnificence of the tortoises.--The Horn Book
This beautiful homage conveys complex ideas in concrete ways so children can witness how these extraordinary tortoises survived so long in their particular habitats. Splendid.--Shelf Awareness (Starred Review)
Skillfully capturing the concept of adaptation in natural selection, this succinct story continues its creators' tradition of inspiring awe and appreciation for the natural world.--Publishers Weekly (starred review)