Raven and River by Nancy White Carlstrom


Raven and River by Nancy White Carlstrom

Raven and River leads young readers on a fantastical journey with a raven across the icy Alaska landscape on the verge of spring. Along the way, the raven's sonorous cry wakes a cast of sleeping woodland creatures, including a bear, a beaver, a hare, and a squirrel - all of whom join him in imploring the still-frozen river to melt and thereby initiate the change of seasons. Packed with information and featuring vibrant full-color illustrations by Jon Van Zyle, Raven and River brings to life these two important harbingers of Alaska's spring.


The beauty and majesty of nature is brought to life in this dramatic, richly descriptive picture book. Bold, realistic views of wildlife blend wonderfully with a lyrical, poetic text.... A fine choice for story hours devoted to nature or the seasons. (Library Journal)

About the Author

Based in Seattle, Nancy White Carlstrom has written more than sixty books for children. Jon Van Zyle is an award-winning artist whose illustrations appear in many children's books, including A Woolly Mammoth Journey and A Caribou Journey.

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32 pages


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Publication date

10th February 2012



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