Henry David's House

by Steven Schnur, Peter Fiore, and Henry David Thoreau

With words taken from Thoreau’s own journal, this quiet and observant picture... read more

With words taken from Thoreau’s own journal, this quiet and observant picture book offers young readers the natural world as Thoreau experienced it—acutely. Steven Schnur has chosen entries from Thoreau’s journals in which he describes building his house on Walden Pond, and then a sampling of what he saw there through the seasons. “We can never have enough of Nature,” Thoreau stated. That sentiment concludes this picture book illustrated with serene, full-page watercolor paintings. (Ages 7-10)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 2003

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