Saving Samantha: A True Story: A True Story

byRobbyn Smith van FrankenhuyzenIllustratorGijsbert Van Frankenhuyzen

March 26, 2004|
Saving Samantha: A True Story: A True Story by Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen
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Illustrator Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen and wife Robbyn team up again for another wildlife tale drawn from their encounters with the animal kingdom. Told in journal form and rendered in beautifully detailed artwork, the van Frankenhuyzens give a "day in the life" view as the fox Samantha begins her journey from injured kit to independent adult living on her own.Always respecting the boundaries between the wild and the human ways of life and based on years of work as licensed wildlife rehabilitators, Gijsbert and Robbyn recommend readers "do not try this at home." Saving Samantha is Gijsbert's fourteenth book with Sleeping Bear Press. He has also illustrated the best-selling The Legend of Sleeping Bear, The Legend of Leelanau, and most recently The Edmund Fitzgerald: Song of the Bell. He and Robbyn live with their daughters in Bath, Michigan, on a 40-acre farm.
Robbyn has dedicated much of her life to caring for animals. As a youngster she brought orphan animals home to mend and, as an adult, folks delivered them to her doorstep. Growing up as the middle child in a household with six sisters, she became the "entertainer." Her elaborate and theatrical storytelling was her way of stan...
Title:Saving Samantha: A True Story: A True StoryFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:32 pages, 10.9 X 9.4 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:32 pages, 10.9 X 9.4 X 0.5 inPublished:March 26, 2004Publisher:Cherry Lake PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1585362204

ISBN - 13:9781585362202

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 10

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