The Eagles are Back

The Eagles are Back

by Jean Craighead George

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The Eagles are Back by Jean Craighead George

The American bald eagle, the national symbol of the United States, was once dangerously near to extinction. With the help of dedicated volunteers and decades of hard work, the eagle population made a dramatic comeback. This moving picture book tells the story of one boy who helped in the hatching of an eaglet. Featuring vividly detailed paintings from landscape artist Wendell Minor, Jean Craighead George's inspiring text will motivate readers of all ages to care for the environment and its many creatures.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803737716
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 03/21/2013
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 561,791
Product dimensions: 11.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Jean Craighead George was the preeminent nature writer for children. She is the author of My Side of the Mountain and Julie of the Wolves, and her work spanned 50 years. She died in May 2012 at age 93.

After completing his studies at the Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida, Wendell Minor began creating original designs for book publishers in New York City. He has created jacket illustrations for more than 2000 books, and has illustrated dozens of books for children, including America The Beautiful and Yankee Doodle America. He lives in Connecticut.

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