I'm in Charge of Celebrations

by Byrd Baylor and Peter Parnall

"Last year I gave myself one hundred and eight celebrations—besides the ones... read more

"Last year I gave myself one hundred and eight celebrations—besides the ones they close school for," states the narrator, who chronicles her observations in a notebook, telling readers about seeing seven whirlwinds of dust, a triple rainbow and meteor showers. Full-color illustrations employing negative space capture the spirit of a joyous tribute to the beauty, drama and order of nature in the open spaces of the U.S. Southwest. (All ages)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1986

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