Appalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds

Appalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds

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Lyrical prose and warm watercolor illustrations bring a "certain part of the country called Appalachia" alive for young readers. Two award-winning artists, forever touched by their experiences growing up in this unique landscape, have teamed to create a quietly powerful and beautifully crafted portrait of life in a timeless place.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780152018931
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 10/28/1998
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 318,858
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.14(d)
Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

About the Author

Cynthia Rylant is a Newbery medalist and the author of many acclaimed books for young people. She's well known for her popular characters for early readers, including Mr. Putter & Tabby and Henry & Mudge. She lives in the Pacific Northwest.


BARRY MOSER is the prize-winning illustrator of many beautiful books for children and adults, including Harcourt’s Telling Time with Big Mama Cat and Sit, Truman!, both co-illustrated by his daughter Cara Moser and written by Dan Harper. He has won the American Book Award and earned accolades from the American Library Association and the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Mr. Moser lives in western Massachusetts.

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The book is a treasure-simply a beautiful combination of text and art.-The Horn Book

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Appalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
szanes on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Wonderful lyric language and stunning artwork blend to form an almost idyllic picture of Appalachian life, both years ago and today. You can hear the affection in the author's voice for this picturesque region of the U.S.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago