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Antler, Bear, Canoe: A Northwoods Alphabet (Fiction)

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Synopsis:

In this companion to Gathering: A Northwoods Counting Book Betsy Bowen again captures the vibrant magic in each northwoods day through effortless prose and colorful woodcuts. While the canoe waits beneath the heavy snow and the river freezes over, bears turn in for long winter naps and people spend time reading by the fire or bundled up in layers. But when spring comes, itand#8217;s time for kayaking, fishing, and listening to the quiet pond sounds of the new season. All of this and more is celebrated in Bowenand#8217;s warm and unusual alphabet book that introduces children to the cyclical rhythms of life in our countryand#8217;s northern states.

About the Author

Betsy Bowen is the author-illustrator of several books for children. Reviewers have described her distinctive woodcuts as bold, rich and handsome. The mother of three sons, she has lived with her family on the rugged north shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota for more than thirty years.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618208647
Subtitle:
A Northwoods Alphabet
Author:
Bowen, Betsy
Author:
Bowen, Betsy
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
Boston
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Seasons
Subject:
Concepts - Alphabet
Subject:
Country life
Subject:
Alphabet
Subject:
Forests and forestry
Subject:
Natural history
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Series:
Fiction
Series Volume:
no. 164
Publication Date:
August 2002
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
11 x 8.25 in 0.39 lb
Age Level:
04-08

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Antler, Bear, Canoe: A Northwoods Alphabet (Fiction)
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In this companion to Gathering: A Northwoods Counting Book Betsy Bowen again captures the vibrant magic in each northwoods day through effortless prose and colorful woodcuts. While the canoe waits beneath the heavy snow and the river freezes over, bears turn in for long winter naps and people spend time reading by the fire or bundled up in layers. But when spring comes, itand#8217;s time for kayaking, fishing, and listening to the quiet pond sounds of the new season. All of this and more is celebrated in Bowenand#8217;s warm and unusual alphabet book that introduces children to the cyclical rhythms of life in our countryand#8217;s northern states.
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