River Of Dreams: The Story Of The Hudson River by Hudson TalbottRiver Of Dreams: The Story Of The Hudson River by Hudson Talbott

River Of Dreams: The Story Of The Hudson River

byHudson TalbottIllustratorHudson Talbott

Hardcover | January 22, 2009

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The Hudson River has been a source of inspiration and a means of livelihood to all who have lived along its shores. It played a key role in the settling of the New World and the outcome of the Revolutionary War, and was the birthplace of the environmental movement. Now Hudson Talbott pays homage to the river that shares his name in a gorgeously illustrated, fascinating account of the river?s history.

Each appealing spread sheds exciting light on the river?s strategic, economic and cultural signifi cance. Packed with facts, timelines and maps, this is a wonderful introduction to a wide range of topics including the Age of Exploration, the Erie Canal, the Industrial Age, American arts and literature and the environment. River of Dreams is truly a book with something for everyone.

Hudson Talbott (www.hudsontalbott.com) wrote and illustrated From Wolf to Woof, United Tweets of America, River of Dreams, and It’s All About Me-ow, and he has illustrated numerous picture books, including Newbery Honor winner Show Way (by Jacqueline Woodson) and Leonardo’s Horse (by Jean Fritz), an ALA Notable Book and a VOYA Honor Bo...
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Title:River Of Dreams: The Story Of The Hudson RiverFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 9.31 × 10.94 × 0.35 inPublished:January 22, 2009Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399245219

ISBN - 13:9780399245213

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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