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Nature in the Neighborhood: Morrison, Gordon

Nature in the Neighborhood

Morrison, Gordon

Published by Houghton Mifflin & Company, Boston, Massachusetts, 2004
ISBN 10: 0618352155 / ISBN 13: 9780618352159
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Title: Nature in the Neighborhood

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin & Company, Boston, Massachusetts

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As new

Dust Jacket Condition: fine

Signed: Inscribed by author

Edition: First Edition....

Book Type: book


A pleasant and simple narrative describes the wonders of nature that can be observed, the author tells readers in his note, "in your neighborhood." Starting with the changes brought by the warmth of spring and concluding with winter snow piled high on the promise of spring’s return. Pencil-and-watercolor environmental illustrations are charming, and the primary text is supplemented by interesting bits of information. Inscribed by the author. Size: 9½" - 11½" First Printing 0.0 First Printing First Printing. Bookseller Inventory # 273491

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Synopsis: Take a stroll through the seasons with naturalist Gordon Morrison as he reveals all of the many plants and animals to be found around one?s own neighborhood. Beautiful detailed watercolors paired with clear text and captions for additional information make this a book that will be enjoyed by readers young and old.

About the Author: Gordon Morrison is a well-known naturalist whose work has been praised by Roger Tory Peterson as "Marvelous, beautiful, excellent . . . Morrison?s work is so inspiring that I wish such clear material was available when I was slowly learning ecology. . . . We owe a debt of gratitude to Gordon for his interpretive skills as an artist. He is a superb teacher who uses visual methods." Robert Bateman likened his work to that of Albrecht Durer and Andrew Wyeth. Gordon Morrison makes his home in Massachusetts.

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