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Dragonfly Books | Jul 25, 2012 | 32 Pages | 4-8 years | ISBN 9780307974723

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    Dragonfly Books | Jun 12, 2001 | 32 Pages | 10-1/4 x 8 | 3-7 years | ISBN 9780440414414

  • Ebook$7.99

    Dragonfly Books | Jul 25, 2012 | 32 Pages | 4-8 years | ISBN 9780307974723

Praise

"Succinct, poetic text and rich, textured paintings convey the beauty and wonder of a quiet canoe ride on a lazy summer day." — Booklist

"Young nature buffs are sure to appreciate this ode to life in the unspoiled wilderness; creative writing classes may find this a good model for descriptive writing as well." — Booklist

"Full of sunlight and clear water, this book is for winter dreaming and summer doing." — School Library Journal

Author Q&A

author fun facts

Born:
May 17 in Minneapolis, Minnesota


Previous jobs: Farm hand, ranch hand, truck driver, sailor, dogsled racer, teacher, field engineer, editor, soldier, actor, director, trapper, professional archer, migrant farm worker, singer


Hobbies: Sailing, collecting and riding Harley Davidsons; twice ran the Iditarod, the challenging 1,000 mile dogsled race across Alaska


Inspiration for writing: After a librarian gave him a book to read–along with his own library card–Gary was hooked. He began spending hours alone in the basement of his apartment building, reading one book after another.


From the Hardcover edition.

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