The Boy Who Drew Birds: A Story of John James Audubon

Jacqueline Davies, Author, Melissa Sweet, Illustrator Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $16 (32p) ISBN 978-0-618-24343-3
The Boy Who Drew Birds: A Story of John James Audubon by Jacqueline Davies, illus. by Melissa Sweet, tells of the naturalist's lifelong study of his feathered friends. Author and artist portray Audubon as a curious and dedicated young adult who meticulously studied birds, their sounds, characteristics and behavior. Sweet uses a combination of pencils, ink and watercolors overlaid on several different types and textures of paper, and often incorporates photographs of fossils, feathers and more. A handsome presentation of this influential man's life. .
Reviewed on: 09/27/2004
Release date: 09/01/2004
Genre: Children's
Ebook - 32 pages - 978-0-547-76739-0
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