Synopses & Reviews
Michael McCurdy is the author/illustrator of AN ALGONQUIAN YEAR (Houghton Mifflin) and THE SAILOR'S ALPHABET (Houghton Mifflin), and the illustrator of THE FOUNDERS: THE 39 STORIES BEHIND THE CONSTITUTION (Walker) and THE TRAIN THEY CALL THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS (Putnam), among many other books. He lives in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Thoreaus book Walden, published in 1854, is a tribute to Mother Nature and the wildlife community of one particular pond. In this book, Michael (McCurdy) pays tribute to this historic place with dramatic images of its creatures and charm. . . . A unique symbiosis, then and now." Julie Cummins, Summer 2009. Acclaimed author/illustrator Michael McCurdy highlights what has changed and what has stayed the same from Henry David Thoreaus time to our own. McCurdys artwork is taken from previously published books.
Acclaimed author/illustrator McCurdy highlights what has changed and what has stayed the same from Henry David Thoreau's time to our own, in this illustrated tribute to Walden Pond. Illustrations.