I Am Birch

Scott Kelley

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ISBN: 9781944762391

I Am Birch

  Author:   Scott Kelley    
  Publisher:  Islandport Press

A birch tree is an unlikely champion and protector of the forest in this story inspired by Wabanaki legends. As rumors of coming cold and darkness spread through the woods, chaos and fear grow. In a panic to collect and store food, the animals do damage to their very homes. The birch, now only a stump, remains firmly rooted and, with the wisdom and dry humor that only a stump can possess, helps the animals put their fears to rest. Acclaimed fine art painter Scott Kelley used his portraits of Wabanaki tribal elders as a springboard for the extraordinary paintings that make this a children’s book like no other.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781944762391
Item ISL102
PublisherIslandport Press
PublisherIslandport Press
Published onOctober 12 2018
Language eng
Pages 32
Format Hardcover
Dimensions10(in) x 8(in)
Shipping weight380(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Artist Scott Kelley lives on an island off the coast of Maine with his wife, Gail, son, Abbott, and an imaginary pig named Lunchbox. He received a BFA from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York, and attended the Slade School of Fine Art in London, and The Glassel School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts in Houston.