Seabird: SEABIRD by Holling C. HollingSeabird: SEABIRD by Holling C. Holling

Seabird: SEABIRD

byHolling C. Holling

Paperback | March 19, 2004

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The history of America at sea is presented through the travels of Seabird, a carved ivory gull.
Born in Jackson County, Michigan, in 1900, Holling Clancy Holling graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago in 1923. He then worked in a taxidermy department of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago and spent time working in anthropology under Dr. Ralph Linton. During this period, he married Lucille Webster and within a ye...
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Title:Seabird: SEABIRDFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 11 × 8.63 × 0.29 inPublished:March 19, 2004Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0395266815

ISBN - 13:9780395266816

Appropriate for ages: 10

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A carved ivory gull is the mascot for four generations of seafarers, aboard a whaler, a clipper ship, and an airplane.

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The subject takes the reader over the globe and provides room for imagination to aid history in vitalizing the period. The beauty of the illustrations gives the book distinction." Horn Book"The subject takes the reader over the globe and provides room for imagination to aid history in vitalizing the period. The beauty of the illustrations gives the book distinction." Horn Book Guide "