Prairie Storms

By Darcy Pattison; Kathleen Rietz (Illustrator)
Arbordale Publishing, Hardcover, 9781607181293, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 2011

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Cozy up for a rainy day read and explore the prairie ecosystem through its ever-changing weather. Each month features a storm typical of that season and a prairie animal who must shelter, hide, escape, or endure those storms. Told in lyrical prose, this story is a celebration of the grasslands that dominate the center of American lands and the animals that live there.

About the Author
DARCY PATTISON is the author of The River Dragon, illustrated by Jean and Mou-Sien Tseng, as well as the fantasy novel The Wayfinder. She teaches writing at the University of Central Arkansas. She lives in North Little Rock, Arkansas.

Una artista toda la vida y amante del arte, Kathleen Rietz estudi en la American Academy of Art en Chicago. Durante casi dos d cadas, ella trabaj como una ilustradora, dise adora, y desarrolladora de producto. Adem s de La historia de Campeona: A los perros tambi n les da c ncer!, los libros ilustrados de Kathleen

incluyen Little Black Ant on Park Street, The ABC's of Yoga for Kids, y Prayers for Children, as como numerosos lectores escol sticos. Ella ha ense ado arte a ni os y a adultos en la Community School

of the Arts en el hist rico Wheaton College y a trav s de un programa escolar en las casas de su comunidad. Kathleen vive en los barrios residenciales de Chicago.

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