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For the birds : the life of Roger Tory Peterson

Author: Peggy Thomas; Laura Jacques
Publisher: Honesdale, Penn. : Calkins Creek, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"To some, he was "Professor Nuts Peterson," but to the world he was Roger Tory Peterson. For the birds: the life of Roger Tory Peterson tracks this American artist, activist, and passionate bird lover from his days as a child, to art student, to creator of the Peterson Field Guides, to global environmentalist. Peterson's guides were revolutionary--simply written and drawn for everyone to enjoy the birds, animals,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Roger Tory Peterson; Roger Tory Peterson
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peggy Thomas; Laura Jacques
ISBN: 9781590787649 1590787641
OCLC Number: 731914898
Notes: Endpapers contain "Topography of a birder" and bird sketches.
Description: 40 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm.
Contents: To some, he was "Professor Nuts Peterson," but to the world he was Roger Tory Peterson. For the birds: the life of Roger Tory Peterson tracks this American artist, activist, and passionate bird lover from his days as a child, to art student, to creator of the Peterson Field Guides, to global environmentalist. Peterson's guides were revolutionary --
simply written and drawn for everyone to enjoy the birds, animals, and plants of the outdoors. Millions of copies have sold to date. Author Peggy Thomas and artist Laura Jacques worked closely with the Roger Tory Peterson Institute in Jamestown, New York, to create the first children's book about this great naturalist." --
book jacket.
Other Titles: Life of Roger Tory Peterson
Responsibility: Peggy Thomas ; illustrated by Laura Jacques.

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"To some, he was "Professor Nuts Peterson," but to the world he was Roger Tory Peterson. For the birds: the life of Roger Tory Peterson tracks this American artist, activist, and passionate bird lover from his days as a child, to art student, to creator of the Peterson Field Guides, to global environmentalist. Peterson's guides were revolutionary--simply written and drawn for everyone to enjoy the birds, animals, and plants of the outdoors. Millions of copies have sold to date. Author Peggy Thomas and artist Laura Jacques worked closely with the Roger Tory Peterson Institute in Jamestown, New York, to create the first children's book about this great naturalist."--book jacket.

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