Reading the Wild

Bev Doolittle, Illustrator, Elise Maclay, Author, Bev Doolittle, Author
Bev Doolittle, Illustrator, Elise Maclay, Author, Bev Doolittle, Author Greenwich Workshop Press $16.95 (32p) ISBN 978-0-86713-061-4
Reviewed on: 05/01/2001
Release date: 05/01/2001
Respect for the environment is also the theme of Reading the Wild by Elise Maclay, illus. by Bev Doolittle. The artist's keenly observant watercolors of such subjects as a snowshoe hare blending into a winter landscape or a bear family nestled among trees in a verdant hillside serve as springboards for a variegated text, arranged according to different animals (hummingbird, badger, etc.) The animal profiles include descriptions, Native American lore, original poetry and tips for observing these creatures.
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