Traveling with Wildflowers – from Newfoundland to Alaska

Traveling with Wildflowers - from Newfoundland to Alaska

Author: Phyllis Joy Hammond
Genre: Non-Fiction
Dimensions: 12 x 8 x 2 in
Weight: 1 kg
Published: January 5, 2000
ISBN: 1-55081-169-X
EAN: 978-1-55081-169-8

Traveling with Wildflowers features exquisite watercolours of the wildflowers Hammond encountered along the way, interspersed with lush landscapes in watercolour and photographs.

Maps marking the locations of provincial, national and state parks trace the progress of the voyage, and clear, succinct prose relays Hammond’s impressions of the physical beatuties she sees, including tips on outstanding features of each park.

Reviews

“Phyllis Hammond has been painting wildflowers in the North Country for more than fifty years. In this wonderful book she combines two of her enduring passions–watercolour painting and travel–and the result is both informative and a visual delight. This is must reading for anyone who has ever admired the small beauty of a wildflower while surrounded by the breathtaking majesty of America’s or Canada’s great parks and wildlife refuges.” – David Sleeper, Editor and Publishers, Vermont Magazine

“Internationally acclaimed artist Phyllis Hammond has taken time away from her favorite sweeping mountain vistas and brooding forest studies to focus on the quiet pleasure of wildflowers as she travels across North America. Exquisite watercolors, a delightful and joyful text with surprises blooming around each bend make for a splendid vicarious journey or blueprint for the adventurous traveler, indeed anyone bent on exploring the intimate side of nature’s beauty.” – Jerry Gibbs, Outdoor Life Magazine

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