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Between Cattails: Williams, Terry Tempest

Between Cattails

Williams, Terry Tempest

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ISBN 10: 0684183099 / ISBN 13: 9780684183091
Editorial: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, New York, 1985
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Casa Camino Real (Las Cruces, NM, Estados Unidos de America)

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Signed beautifully in the cattails on flyleaf page by Naturalist writer Terry Tempest Williams, the voice of Western Wilderness. Illustrated by Peter Parnall is his unique style. A lovely book for all ages about life in the Bear River Migratory Bird refuge, a freshwater marsh on the shores of the Great Salt Lake in Utah. Inventory #000420. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 000420

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Título: Between Cattails

Editorial: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, New York

Año de publicación: 1985

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Ilustrador: Peter Parnall

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: First Edition..

Tipo de libro: Hard Cover

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Sinopsis:

A simple introduction to the plant and animal life that flourishes in a marsh.

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Grade 1-3 The mixture of factual information and poetic writing will severely limit the audience for this beautiful book. Parnall's vivid drawings, primarily in blues, yellows and greens, complement the lyrical text of this glimpse at a typical marsh habitat, an environment that supports a rich variety of plant and animal life. Williams briefly depicts some of the daily activities of herons, weasels, muskrats, grebes and several kinds of ducks. Short descriptions of their food supply and of the major plants that make up this type of wetland are also given. The audience for this book is hard to determine. It is a picture book, but often the vocabulary and poetic expressions seem designed for older children. However, the factual information it does contain is too general for students researching marshes. None of the illustrations are labeled, a shortcoming in the section that shows several plant species clumped together. No index or glossary of terms is included. Parents and teachers who want to instill a love of nature in children will probably find this book of value, although its message of conservation ("To save these stories we must treat the marsh gently") is more clearly expressed in other books, notably Baylor's The Desert Is Theirs (Scribners , 1975 ) , which is a simpler poetic interpretation of the balance of nature set in the desert (and which was also illustrated by Parnall). Karen Wehner, San Francisco Public Library
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Casa Camino Real is a book store based in Las Cruces, New Mexico, 42 miles from the Mexican Border. We sell new, used,first edition and out of print books in many languages. We also serve as a Community Resource and Archival Center serving audiences of all ages. We are in the process of creating Museo de La Gente, an arts residency center, a resource library, a workshop & exhibit space as well as a venue for multi-cultural, multi-generational and multi-ethnic literary, literacy, music and arts events for audiences of all ages and backgrounds in the borderland corridor. We host year-long workshops, readings, panels and arts events for the borderland, national and international community. We believe we can heal the world, one book, one cup of coffee, and one story at a time. In addition to books, we sell folk art, Mexican lobby cards and posters, vintage vinyl and cultural memorabilia in our historic adobe dating from the 1850s.

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