Townsend's Warbler

by Fleischman, Paul
Townsend's Warbler

Townsend's Warbler

by Fleischman, Paul

Format: Hardcover

Status: Out of print

Code: Z09122801

Condition: Used, As new

Dust Jacket: Very Good

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1992. 52 pp. Hardcover in As-New Good condition, with a Very Good dust jacket. Dust jacket is in mylar cover. B & W illustrations. When naturalist John Townsend set out on a cross-continental exploration in 1834, he encountered more than he ever expected - starvation, sand storms, Indian war parties - and a fragile, black-and-yellow-striped warbler no scientist had beheld before. Newbery Award winner Paul Fleischman's captivating chronicle, illustrated with breath-taking paintings of the period, details the converging journeys of both Townsend and the bird that bears his name, exploring a naturalist's motivation through vivid excerpts taken from Townsend's original journal.

ISBN: 0060218754

Publisher: HarperCollins

Year of Publication: 1992

Page Count: 52

Weight: 0.68 lb