Each Living Thing

By Joanne Ryder; Liz Van Doren (Editor); Ashley Wolff (Illustrator)
(Harcourt Brace and Company, Hardcover, 9780152018986, 1pp.)

Publication Date: April 2000

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Description

This poetic celebration of animals large and small reminds us that while some creatures are cuddly and companionable, others can be ferocious, helpless, or shy. No matter how creepy, slimy, mean, or odd an animal might seem, they all need us to be considerate of them. As a day moves gently from morning to night, a variety of children interact with--or keep a respectful distance from--creatures in their natural environments. Ashley Wolff's luscious, exquisitely detailed illustrations and Joanne Ryder's lyrical text inspire a sense of wonder at the animal world around us. •An acclaimed nonfiction author and the illustrator of the bestselling Miss Bindergarten series collaborate for the first time • Children's Book-of-the-Month Club selection • A poetic lullaby that celebrates relationships between children and animals and also addresses fear of animals




About the Author
JOANNE RYDER is the author of many books for children, including EACH LIVING THING illustrated by Ashley Wolff, "The Snail's Spell", "Earthdance", and "My Father's Hands". Ms. Ryder received The American Nature Study Society's award for her numerous books about the natural world. She lives in Pacific Grove, California.



Ashley Wolff is the award-winning illustrator of many children's books, including Little Donkey Close Your Eyes by Margaret Wise Brown; Home Sweet Home by Jean Marzollo; Splish, Splash by Sarah Weeks; and Some Things Go Together by Charlotte Zolotow. Ms. Wolff lives with her family in San Francisco, California.
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