Parents' Choice Foundation: Reviewing Children's Media Since 1978

Parents' Choice Awards : Books : Picture Books
Desert Town

Desert Town

Spring 2001 Picture Books
Ages: 4 - 8 yrs.
Author: Bonnie Geisert
Illustrator: Arthur Geisert
ISBN: 0-395-95387-1
Hardcover Price: $16.00
Fourth in their commendable and highly informative picture books about small-town America (preceded by Prairie Town, River Town and Mountain Town), Bonnie Geisert's concise text and Arthur Geisert's meticulously detailed pictures enable us to live vicariously through a year of temperature extremes, sandstorms, heavy snows, late winter rains and baking sun in summer. Looking closely at each picture, we learn a great deal about life in this harsh environment and about the ingenuity and adaptability of the people who live there. A unique bit of Americana.
Selma G. Lanes   ©2001 Parents' Choice

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