Into the Deep Forest: With Henry David Thoreau

by Jim Murphy and Kate Kiesler

Carefully excerpted entries from Thoreau's journals concerning his third and... read more

Carefully excerpted entries from Thoreau's journals concerning his third and earlier trips into the wilderness of Maine provide valuable insights from this reverent observer of nature. Murphy's note about the text indicates that he tried to use a light hand when creating transitions and other necessary alterations within Thoreau's original writing. The brief passages written in third person are effectively illustrated with Kiesler's oil paintings and pencil drawings. (Ages 10-16)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1995

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