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Charley Harper

Charley Harper's What's in the Rain Forest?

A Nature Discovery Book

Charley Harper's What's in the Rain Forest?( )
Illustrator: Harper, Charley
Author: Burke, Zoe
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Pomegranate Communications, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

Following on the success of Charley Harper's What's in the Woods?, Pomegranate continues the Nature Discovery Book series with this journey through a rain forest. Zoe Burke's rhyming text introduces young readers to thirty different species of rain-forest dwellers birds, butterflies, lizards, monkeys, and more. All are depicted with colourful images taken from Harper's painting Monteverde, illustrating the various creatures inhabiting Costa Rica's Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve. The...
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Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Nature & The Natural World / Environment
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / General
Juvenile Fiction / Stories In Verse
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.786 x 6.123 x 0.468 Inches
Book Weight:0.506 Pounds
Author Biography
Burke, Zoe (Illustrator)
Charley Harper was born in Frenchton, West Virginia on August 4, 1922. He studied art at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. He spent most of his life traveling the country because of the Stephen H. Wilder Scholarship for post-graduate travels. Harper returned to the Art Academy of Cincinnati as a teacher and also worked for a commercial firm before working on his own.

He was a Modernist artist and was best known for his wildlife prints, posters, and book illustrations. He illustrated numerous books including The Giant Golden Book of Biology. After suffering with pneumonia for some months, he died on June 10, 2007 at the age of 84.


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