B Is for Badger - (Discover America State by State) by Kathy-Jo Wargin (Hardcover)

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Dimensions (Overall): 9.24 Inches (H) x 11.34 Inches (W) x .42 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.03 Pounds
Suggested Age: 6-10 Years
Number of Pages: 40
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Discover America State by State
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
Theme: State & Local, United States
Format: Hardcover
Author: Kathy-Jo Wargin
Language: English
Street Date: May 13, 2004
TCIN: 78114319
UPC: 9781585361359
Item Number (DPCI): 247-77-0747
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported


About the Book

The intriguing facts and faces, history and places of Wisconsin are revealed to readers in this picture book filled with lyric rhymes and expressive, original artwork.

Book Synopsis

The intriguing facts and faces, history and places of Wisconsin are revealed to readers young and old in B is for Badger: A Wisconsin Alphabet. From its leaders in fine arts and architecture (Georgia O'Keefe and Frank Lloyd Wright) to its pioneers in nature conservation (John Muir and Aldo Leopold), Wisconsin has been an influence on major movements in education, industry, and use of natural resources. Brought to life with lyric rhymes and expressive, original artwork, B is for Badger showcases for natives and visitors alike the splendors of Wisconsin.Born in Tower, Minnesota, Kathy-jo Wargin has spent a great deal of time in the upper Midwest. Previously, she teamed up with illustrator Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen on the award-winning Legend series, including The Legend of the Lady's Slipper (Upper Midwest Bookseller's Favorite). B is for Badger is her fourth state alphabet book. She lives with her family in Petoskey, Michigan.Renee Graef is new to the Sleeping Bear Press family but is very well known as a children's book illustrator for the American Girls collection with Pleasant Company. She has also illustrated for Boyd's Bears and is the illustrator of HarperCollin's My First Little House series. Renee attended the University of Wisconsin and the University of Madison; she lives in Milwaukee with her family.

Review Quotes

"Subtitled "A Wisconsin Alphabet," this is a novel approach to the classic alphabet theme in children's books. The link to Wisconsin may provide added value to some parents, but it is also entertaining and informative on its own..."
-- "Bloomsbury Review" (December 2004)
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.42 inches length x 11.34 inches width x 9.24 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.03 pounds
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