Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Appalachia : The Voices of Sleeping Birds

by Cynthia Rylant, Barry Moser

ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780152018931
ISBN-10: 015201893X
Pages: 32
Publication Date: 10/15/1998
Carton Quantity: 50
Grade Level: K,1,2,3,4
Age Range: 5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16

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.

Cynthia Rylant

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 and Mudge. She lives near Portland, Oregon. Visit her website at www.cynthiarylant.com. Read More

Barry Moser

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. Read More

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