"Lawrence was quite possibly the most remarkable woman in Canada. Certainly she was a remarkable nature writer."
- Pat Barclay, Books in Canada
"She was a premier speciman of a vital breed: the amateur naturalist. Her 7 books, 17 scientific papers, scores of magazine articles and over 500 reviews have all been based on her close and tireless observation of bird and animal behaviour."
- Merilyn Mohr, Harrowsmith
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A trained nurse, Louise de Kiriline Lawrence ran the Dionne Quintuplets' nursery for a year, then married and moved to the Ontario woods. There she became interested in nature observation and through her own determination and effort became a world-renowned ornithologist, bird bander and writer.
Aleta Karstad was born (1951) and grew up in Guelph, Ontario, but lived as a girl in Wisconsin and Georgia as her father studied wildlife pathology. Her formal art training was at Central Technical School, Toronto, where she studied watercolour under Doris McCarthy.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd, 1980. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0070924007