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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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The Desert Is Theirs

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Publisher Comments:

You may think of the desert as a harsh, dry place where no one would ever want to live — but think again. andlt;BRandgt;The Desert People know. so do the animals. Both love the land, and "share the feeling of being brothers in the desert, of being desert creatures together." andlt;BRandgt;Byrd Baylor's spare, poetic text and Peter Parnall's striking illustrations lime the sky, stone and sand of the desert in this haunting book.

Synopsis:

You may think of the desert as a harsh, dry place where no one would ever want to live — but think again.

The Desert People know. so do the animals. Both love the land, and "share the feeling of being brothers in the desert, of being desert creatures together."

Byrd Baylor's spare, poetic text and Peter Parnall's striking illustrations lime the sky, stone and sand of the desert in this haunting book.

About the Author

andlt;b andgt;Byrd Baylorandlt;/bandgt; lives and writes in Arizona, presenting images of the Southwest and an intense connection between the land and the people. Her prose illustrates vividly the value of simplicity, the natural world, and the balance of life within it.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689711053
ill.:
Parnall, Peter
Author:
Parnall, Peter
Author:
Baylor, Byrd
Author:
Parnell, Peter
Publisher:
Aladdin Paperbacks
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Nature - General
Subject:
Science & Technology - Environmental Science & Ecology
Subject:
Science & Technology - General
Subject:
People & Places - General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Science
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Deserts
Subject:
Desert ecology
Subject:
Science & Nature - Environmental Science & Eco Logy
Subject:
Childrens Science
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B221
Series Volume:
bd. XL
Publication Date:
19870431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
2 - 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10 x 7.5 in 3.78 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
5-8

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Product details 32 pages Aladdin Paperbacks - English 9780689711053 Reviews:
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You may think of the desert as a harsh, dry place where no one would ever want to live — but think again.

The Desert People know. so do the animals. Both love the land, and "share the feeling of being brothers in the desert, of being desert creatures together."

Byrd Baylor's spare, poetic text and Peter Parnall's striking illustrations lime the sky, stone and sand of the desert in this haunting book.

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