Blending poetry and humor, Alaskan author and adventurer Shelley Gill takes readers on a seasonal tour of the 49th state. Veteran photographer Patrick J. Endres captures Alaska’s enduring spirit in his crisp images.
About the authors:
SHELLEY GILL is the author of many acclaimed picture books for children and young adults, including Big Blue and Sitka Rose. When she’s not swimming with a blue whale, riding a mule, or cruising with brown bears, she’s swinging in a hammock on her homestead in Homer, Alaska.
PATRICK J. ENDRES lives in Fairbanks, Alaska, where he works as a freelance photographer, blending his interest in nature with a love of the visual arts. His photographs have been widely published, appearing in the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, National Wildlife, National Geographic Traveler, Time, and numerous other publications.
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Reading level: Ages 4-8
Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing (02/07)
Dimensions: 11.2 x 9.1 x 0.4 inches
Inside: Polar bears, grizzly bears, aurora borealis, moose, mountains, volcanoes, and more…