At One: In a Place Called Maine

At One: In a Place Called Maine


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At One: In a Place Called Maine by Lynn Plourde, Leslie Mansmann

At One: In a Place Called Maine is a love letter to the state of Maine, lyrically and graphically celebrating its inspirational beauty from the wilds of Baxter State Park to the crashing waves of the Atlantic. All of the scenes featured in At One were inspired by award-winning author Lynn Plourde's experiences, including a visit by twin fawns to her backyard, a hike up Mount Katahdin, cross-country skiing by moonlight, and an encounter with a bear while camping. At One, illustrated by Leslie Mansmann, is sure to become a classic picture book for those who either live in Maine or wish they did.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781934031063
Publisher: Islandport Press
Publication date: 10/01/2007
Pages: 130
Sales rank: 1,246,718
Product dimensions: 8.75(w) x 10.75(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range: 4 - 6 Years

About the Author

Lynn Plourde is the author of more than a dozen enchanting books for children, including Pigs in the Mud in the Middle of the Rud, Snow Day, Teacher Appreciation Day, and Mother, May I? Her books have won numerous regional and national awards.

Read an Excerpt

I live in a place
where I peek curiously, so curiously,
out at a darkness lit by fireflies.
I am at one with the snooping black bear
who sniffs and snorts the tent,
snuffling for treats,
before moseying along
with a goodbye garumph.

I live in a place
where I rest gratefully, so gratefully,
upon a rock blanket
after a hot, humid hike.
I am at one
with the rumbling, tumbling waterfall
that changes sweat to chills
with its shower of splatters and sprinkles.

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