Prairie Storms

Prairie Storms Cover

Prairie Storms

By Darcy Pattison; Kathleen Rietz (Illustrator)

Arbordale Publishing, Hardcover, 9781607181293, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 10, 2011

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 published in eight languages. Recent titles include two nature books for Arbordale, Prairie StormsandDesert Baths(August, 2012). Other recent titles includeWisdom: The Midway Albatrossand11 Ways to Ruin a Photograph. She also authored the ebook, How to Write a Children s Bookand the teacher resource book, Paper Lightning: Prewriting Activities to Spark Creativity and Help Students Write Effectively(Prufrock Press). Darcy is the 2007 recipient of the Arkansas Governor s Arts Award, Individual Artist Award for her work in children s literature. As a writing teacher, Darcy is in demand nationwide to teach her Novel Revision Retreat. She is currently the Co-Chair of the Children s Program for the Arkansas Literary Festival.. For more information about Darcy, view herschool visit info, or"