Cherry Blossoms: The Official Book of the National Cherry Blossom Festival (Hardcover)

The Official Book of the National Cherry Blossom Festival

By Ann McClellan, Ron Blunt (Photographer)

National Geographic Society, 9781426209215, 224pp.

Publication Date: February 28, 2012

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Description

This stunningly beautiful record of the nation's biggest springtime festival - the National Cherry Blossom Festival - is a breathtaking illustrated memory of the beauty and fragility of spring. Every year, millions of people from across the country gather in our nation's capital to revel in the beauty of the Cherry Blossoms. This book is a valuable keepsake for visitors of the festival for years to come. Capturing the true essence of spring, award-winning photographer Ron Blunt's striking photography captures the beauty of the festival for all to have the chance to experience the splendor of the blooming cherry blossoms through his photography.
This richly illustrated commemorative book is a perfect gift for all those who desire to celebrate this nationally recognized event.


About the Author

ANN MCCLELLAN's distinguished career included executive positions at the Smithsonian Institution, World Wildlife Fund, the American Lung Association and the American Association of Museums. She is a resident of Washington, D.C.


Praise For Cherry Blossoms: The Official Book of the National Cherry Blossom Festival

"The Official Book of the National Cherry Blossom Festival…share[s] some blossom history — both the fascinating and the nutty.” The Washington Post

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