The haystack was once a familiar tradition on the prairie landscape. Through Arthur and Bonnie Geisert’s vision, you will see that a haystack was more than just a simple pile of hay. Arthur’s exquisite colored etchings with Bonnie’s informative text bring to life a fascinating heritage that gave support and sustenance to the variety of needs and functions of a working farm.
|Publisher:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
|Product dimensions:||11.62(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.12(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Arthur Geisert’s unique and exquisite etchings have been widely praised and exhibited at the Chicago Institute of Art, among other museums. His work is regularly selected for the Society of Illustrators’, annual Original Art exhibition, and his illustrations are now being collected by the Dubuque Museum of Art. He lives in a converted bank in Bernard, Iowa.
Bonnie Geisert grew up on a farm near Cresbard, South Dakota, and her childhood adventures there inspired many of the events in her Prairie trilogy. Ms.Geisert now lives in a small town in northern Illinois, where she still revels in beautiful prairie winters.