I'm in Charge of Celebrations

I'm in Charge of Celebrations

by Byrd Baylor, Peter Parnall


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A dweller in the desert celebrates a triple rainbow, a chance encounter with a coyote, and other wonders of the wilderness.

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ISBN-13: 9780780753662
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/01/1995
Series: Aladdin Picture Books
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Byrd Baylor lives and writes in Arizona, presenting images of the Southwest and an intense connection between the land and the people. Her prose illustrates vividly the value of simplicity, the natural world, and the balance of life within it.

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I'm in Charge of Celebrations 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I attended an Ignatian Silent Retreat and this book was read at one of the talks during the retreat. Amazing addition for anyone celebrating their own journey.
billsearth on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This short book is almost poetry in its graphic description of memorable natural events in the desert American southwest.
lmaddux on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
make a celebration book, go outdoors and observe and write down what you see or brings things in bags
hvachetta on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A desert dweller discusses the holidays she shares with the animals in the desert, and how this mean she is never lonely. Both words and pictures in this book are gorgeous, and evoke a sense of being alone without being lonely. The theme of enjoying life for what it is is explored through the girl's creation of celebrations that mean something personal to her, usually to do with nature.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Many years ago a doctor suggested I read this daily for 60 days prior to going outside. It was great for me and for the kids (I only read it to them some of the time). We re-learned to celebrate everything mother nature sent our way; it helped get us past a great loss and a sizeable change of lifestyle.