Synopses & Reviews
Walk alongside an award-winning nature artist as she observes, draws, paints, and writes about the majesty of the world's largest temperate rain forest. Richly illustrated, evocative, and highly informative, this careful study is an engaging, first-hand look at an ecological treasure. CBC Not Just for Children Anymore!, 2000 CCBC Choices, 2000 John Burroughs List of Nature Books for Young Readers, 1999 New York Public Library's One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing, 1999 Ohio Reading Circle, 2000 Society of School Librarians International Book Award (Honor Book), 1999-2000
“A visually appealing ‘scrapbook of information, reflections, and appealing illustrations of the temperate rain forest.”—Booklist
“[A]nother outstanding journal. The authors voice is clear and compelling, while her reverence for the environment—and the joy she derives from it—are always evident.”—Kirkus Reviews
About the Author
Virglnia Wright-Frierson is an accomplished fine artist and the acclaimed author and illustrator of An Island Scrapbook and A Desert Scrapbook. She lives in Wilmington, North Carolina.