Antsy Ansel: Ansel Adams, A Life In Nature

byCindy Jenson-ElliottIllustratorChristy Hale

September 6, 2016|
Antsy Ansel: Ansel Adams, A Life In Nature by Cindy Jenson-Elliott
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An SCBWI Crystal Kite Award Winner
A Bank Street College of Education Best Book of the Year

You may be familiar with Adams's iconic black-and-white nature photographs. But do you know about the artist who created these images?

As a child, Ansel Adams just couldn't sit still. He felt trapped indoors and never walked anywhere--he ran. Even when he sat, his feet danced. But in nature, Ansel felt right at home. He fell in love with the gusting gales of the Golden Gate, the quiet whisper of Lobos Creek, the icy white of Yosemite Valley, and countless other remarkable natural sights.

From his early days in San Francisco to the height of his glory nationwide, Antsy Ansel chronicles a restless boy's path to becoming an iconic nature photographer.

A Christy Ottaviano Book

Cindy Jenson-Elliott is the author of many books for young readers, including the celebrated Weeds Find a Way illustrated by Carolyn Fisher. She is a freelance writer for a variety of newspapers, magazines, and educational publishers, as well as a teacher and natural history instructor. She lives in San Diego, California, with her fami...
Title:Antsy Ansel: Ansel Adams, A Life In Nature
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:32 pages, 10.38 X 10.26 X 0.4 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 10.38 X 10.26 X 0.4 in
Published:September 6, 2016
Publisher:Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
ISBN - 13:9781627790826

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