Author Jennifer Armstrong used material gleaned from Audubon's own journals to tell the artist's story. Along with the illustrations of Jos. A. Smith are five of Audubon's own artworks that reveal the amazing results of the artist's dedication.
About the Author:
Jennifer Armstrong has written more than two dozen books for young people, including several ALA Notable Books and ALA Best Books for Young Adults, as well as a Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor Book. She lives in New York. Jos. A. Smith has illustrated many books, including Abrams' Circus Train and The Yellow House. A Professor of Fine Arts at Pratt Institute, he has exhibited his work throughout the country. He lives in Pennsylvania.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I love birds! And John James Audubon was a brilliant man. This book guides children through his life and the love he had for the outdoors and birds. This is a great informative book to grasp the attention of youngsters and not let go.