Synopses & Reviews
Sallie Wolf is a full-time writer and artist. She fills her journal with story ideas, some of which she turns into books like PETER'S TRUCK, TRUCK STUCK, and THE ROBIN MAKES A LAUGHING SOUND. She lives in Oak Park, Illinois, with her husband, Chuck.
Poetry, sketches, and watercolors capture bird identification, behavior and appearance throughout the four seasons. This journal format may inspire readers to record, evaluate, and create their own observations.
A beautiful blend of factual information and creative inspiration offers birders and budding artists alike a giftable collection of poetry, a compact guide, and an invitation to journal. At first glance, Robin
on bird identification and behavior. But look more carefully: journaling helps us observe, think, evaluate, record, and create.
Author and artist Sallie Wolfe provides a peek into her creative porcess, sharing notes, verses, sketches, and paintings from her own notebooks. Her words capture the light of early spring when robins return to newly budding trees, list the species that come and go, note how West Nile virus affects her backyard population, and even find a rhyme for suet--there's nothing to it.