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By Richard Albert,Illustrated by Sylvia Long
10 x 10 in; 40 pp; Full color throughout, Ages 3-8
March 1996 ISBN 9780811813426 ISBN10 0811813428
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This uplifting story about one man's gift to the desert and the gift he receives in return has a powerful environmental lesson.
Richard Albert began his career as a writer of pulp Westerns, but the demands of his family and his engineering career resulted in a thirty-year hiatus from writing. This is his first book for children.Sylvia Long is the illustrator of several books for children including the best sellers Ten Little Rabbits and Alejandro's Gift. Ms. Long's detailed paintings are inspired by her love of animals and the outdoors. She lives in Arizona.
>> View all Sylvia Long titlesAwards and honors for Alejandro's Gift:A Reading Rainbow Book1994 CLASP Commended Children's Book List
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