Quills by Loyd TiremanQuills by Loyd Tireman

Quills

byLoyd TiremanIllustratorRalph DouglassContribution byEvelyn Yrisarri

Hardcover | December 1, 2015

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In the sixth book of the Mesaland Series, meet a strange little animal sprinkled with needle-sharp quills--Mr. Porcupine! Whoops, he outsmarts Three-Toes the coyote. Crunch-crunch, he gobbles Rancher Brown's saddle. Ouch, he tangles with Fussy Bluejay.

First published between 1943 and 1949 and now available again, the seven books in the Mesaland Series introduce a new generation of readers to the animals and plants of the great Southwest.

Born in Orchard, Iowa, Loyd Tireman (1896-1959) was a pioneer in bilingual and community education. In 1927 Tireman began his thirty-two-year career at the University of New Mexico as a professor of elementary education. In 1947 Tireman established a curriculum materials center, which grew into a library located at the University of Ne...
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Title:QuillsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 8 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:December 1, 2015Publisher:University of New Mexico PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0826356095

ISBN - 13:9780826356093

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"[Douglass's] timeless illustrations for the Mesaland Series mix a pulpy comic-book flair he developed as a cartoonist with an attention to line detail and facial and body expressions that he must have developed as an oil painter."
--Pasatiempo