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This is a celebration of an oasis - the green jewel of the desert - and the significance this has on the plant, animal and human life that depend upon it. Written in beautifully crafted poetic prose, this is the perfect introduction to the harsh but beautiful desert wilderness and the life that it supports.
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Adrienne Kennaway studied at Ealing Art School and the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome. A great lover of all forms of nature, she won the 1987 Kate Greenaway Medal for Crafty Chameleon. She lives in County Kerry, Ireland. Adrienne's books for Frances Lincoln are This is the Oasis, This is the Reef and This is the Tree, Jungle Song and Arctic Song, Rainbow Bird and Curious Clownfish. Miriam Moss was born in Aldershot, in Hampshire, and has lived in the Middle East, Africa and China. This is the Tree, was shortlisted for the Bisto Award in 2000. She is the author of 75 books, translated into 21 languages. To visit the website of Miriam Moss click hereReview:
Brilliantly presented in mix of gorgeously evocative text linked with artwork that succeeds in being both pictorial pleasing and accurate. School Librarian
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Book Description Paperback. Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Seller Inventory # GOR004808391
Book Description Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2007. Paperback. Condition: Good. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Seller Inventory # mon0009426928
Book Description Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2007. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Ex-library. Posted from the UK. Seller Inventory # mon0000391707
Book Description Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2007. Condition: Very Good. Adrienne Kennaway (illustrator). Seller Inventory # U9781845075729