Antler, Bear, Canoe by Betsy Bowen
A Northwoods Alphabet Year

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Introduces the letters of the alphabet in woodcut illustrations and brief text depicting the changing seasons in the northern woods.
 

About Betsy Bowen

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Betsy Bowen is the author-illustrator of several books for children. Reviewers have described her distinctive woodcuts as bold, rich and handsome. The mother of three sons, she has lived with her family on the rugged north shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota for more than thirty years.
 
Published September 1, 1995 by Little Brown & Co (Juv Pap).
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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 In a picture book debut that uses handsome woodcuts to present a regional theme (recalling Azarian's A Farmer's Alphabet, 1981), Bowen chooses subjects that typify Minnesota's north woods, cleverly ordering them by a year's cycle as well as by the alphabet. ``Fishing'' can be done through March...

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From its memorable, unusually fine woodcuts, to the telling glimpse it offers of a life that is close to the rhythms of nature, this debut is no garden variety ABC book. Bowen, a Minnesota native whos

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PW singled out the ``memorable, unusually fine woodcuts'' in this ABC book, saying also that the author/artist affords a ``telling glimpse...

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