Baby Jack and Jumping Jack Rabbit by Loyd Tireman, Evelyn Yrisarri
  

Baby Jack and Jumping Jack Rabbit

Written by Loyd Tireman, Evelyn Yrisarri
Illustrated by Ralph Douglass
Part of the Mesaland Series Series

RRP £13.95

Synopsis

Baby Jack and Jumping Jack Rabbit by Loyd Tireman, Evelyn Yrisarri

Baby Jack lives with his family-Mother Jack, Father Jack, and sister Jumping Jack-in a big mesquite thicket near Mount Baldy. A funny fellow with long legs and long ears, he loves to jump around the mesa. Join Baby Jack in the first book of the Mesaland Series as he explores the desert and encounters other creatures, including a little bee, a grasshopper, and a pile of big red ants. First published between 1943 and 1949 and now available again, the seven books in the Mesaland Series introduce a new generation of readers to the animals and plants of the great Southwest.

Reviews

[Douglass s] timeless illustrations for the Mesaland Series mix a pulpy comic-book flair he developed as a cartoonist with an attention to line detail and facial and body expressions that he must have developed as an oil painter. Pasatiempo

About the Author

Evelyn Yrisarri was a member of the National Storyteller's League of Washington, DC, USA, and specialized in storytelling for young children. Born in Orchard, Iowa, Loyd Tireman (1896-1959) was a pioneer in bilingual and community education. In 1927 Tireman began his thirty-two-year career at the University of New Mexico, USA, as a professor of elementary education. In 1947 Tireman established a curriculum materials center, which grew into a library located at the University of New Mexico College of Education. Ralph Douglass (1895-1971) was a professor in the Department of Art at the University of New Mexico, USA.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Loyd Tireman, Evelyn Yrisarri
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Publisher

University of New Mexico Press

Publication date

30th November 2015

ISBN

9780826356048


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