Louisa May and Mr. Thoreau's Flute by Marybeth Lorbiecki

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews

Synopsis

Louisa May Alcott is fascinated by her Concord neighbor Henry David Thoreau. He carries a flute in his pocket and a pencil behind his ear, and he takes the children of the town on nature excursions.

Writing is difficult for Louisa, so she admires the way Mr. Thoreau can jot down a few lines in his notebook when a thought occurs. Through their friendship, will Mr. Thoreau be able to help Louisa find her own inspiration?

The exquisite woodcuts of Caldecott Medal winner Mary Azarian transport readers to nineteenth-century Massachusetts to discover a friendship between two of America's most beloved authors, and their search to find their own inner voices.
 

About Marybeth Lorbiecki

See more books from this Author
 
Published September 30, 2002 by Dial. 32 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, Children's Books. Non-fiction

Rate this book!

Add Review