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In the tradition of Anne Morrow Lindbergh's Gift from the Sea , writer-illustrator Barbara Bash brings a spiritual awareness to her surroundings as she caringly records encounters with animals and plants during solitary walks around the countryside of upstate New York. In this four-color book—designed to look like a one-of-a-kind hand-bound journal—she creates the look and feel of a spontaneously composed diary chronicling her experiences and reflections during a series of solitary retreats. Her handwritten notes...
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Overview

In the tradition of Anne Morrow Lindbergh's Gift from the Sea , writer-illustrator Barbara Bash brings a spiritual awareness to her surroundings as she caringly records encounters with animals and plants during solitary walks around the countryside of upstate New York. In this four-color book—designed to look like a one-of-a-kind hand-bound journal—she creates the look and feel of a spontaneously composed diary chronicling her experiences and reflections during a series of solitary retreats. Her handwritten notes and exquisite drawings capture wondrous moments in the natural environment: a dragonfly's brief pause, a surprised deer in tall grass, woodchucks watching her from a distance, a raindrop making its way down a windowpane. Nature lovers, gardeners, and anyone who enjoys walking in the woods will recognize a kindred spirit and find hours of pleasure in these pages.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780641894800
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/26/2004
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 7.96 (w) x 9.58 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Bash is the author and illustrator of a number of books on wildlife and natural history. She has worked for many years as a calligrapher and teacher of book arts and botanical drawing. Her books have been featured on Reading Rainbow and listed on the Booklist Editors' Choice, John Burroughs's List of Nature Books for Young Readers, the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List, and the CBC-NSTA list of Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children. She lives in the Hudson Valley of New York.
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