The Boy Who Drew Birds: A Story of John James Audubon
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BeschreibungJohn James Audubon was a boy who loved the outdoors and believed in studying birds in nature, not just from books. Capturing the early passion of America's greatest painter of birds, this story will leave young readers listening intently for the calls of birds large and small near their own homes.
PressestimmenThis winsomely imagined account of an episode when Audubon was 18 years old joins the flocks of commemorative works. Sweet's illustrations soar.Kirkus Reviews, StarredDavies related her story with immediacy, evoking Audobon's keen curiosity and the lure of the outdoors as she describes his gradual discovery of some important facts about bird migrations.Bulletin of the Center for Children's BooksThis handsome book makes a beguiling introduction to the painter.Booklist, ALASweet's relaxed watercolor style and skillful incorporation of collage, plus a lively narration that illuminates Audobon's passion for observation and sets his pivotal insight into context, make this appealing vignette a fine introduction to his work.Horn Book
Untertitel: Empfohlen von 4 bis 7 Jahren. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2004
Seitenanzahl: 32 Seiten