Contributor biographical information for John Muir : earth-planet, universe / by Kathryn Lasky ; illustrated by Stan Fellows.
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KATHRYN LASKY is the acclaimed author of more than forty books for children, including VISION OF BEAUTY: THE STORY OF SARAH BREEDLOVE WALKER; A VOICE OF HER OWN: THE STORY OF PHILLIS WHEATLEY, SLAVE POET; INTERRUPTED JOURNEY: SAVING ENDANGERED SEA TURTLES; and SUGARING TIME, which was a Newbery Honor Book. Of JOHN MUIR: AMERICA'S FIRST ENVIRONMENTALIST, she says, "This book is a celebration of one man's imagination and prescience, as well as his capacity to live creatively in great solitude."
STAN FELLOWS studied at the Minnesota College of Art and Design and at the Art Center College of Design, in Pasadena, California. He has illustrated several books for children and has done editorial work for magazines. About JOHN MUIR, he says, "This book was an absolute delight to work on. Going to my studio each day to paint these pieces was like taking the day off to wander fields and mountains."
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Muir, John, -- 1838-1914 -- Juvenile literature.
Naturalists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Conservationists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.