Friday, September 14, 2018

Bruce Guthrie's photos of French cartoonist Jérémie Royer (Royer will be at SPX this weekend)

Takoma Park Community Center and Politics & Prose -- Jérémie Royer ("Audubon: On the Wings of the World"):
  • Bruce Guthrie Photos Home Page: [Click here] to go to Bruce Guthrie Photos home page.
  • Description of Pictures: Jérémie Royer - Audubon: On the Wings of the World — at Takoma Park Library (MD)
    He was a man of many names and many lives, some invented and some embellished. But one thread followed John James Audubon through his life: a love of nature and an unquenchable thirst for adventure. This graphic novel depicts an eccentric character who became one of the fathers of modern-day ornithology, revered even today for his paintings of the birds of North America. Paging through the chapters of Audubon's storied life, illustrator Royer gives a sense of the American wild, as well as Audubon's wild desire to document it. Ages 13 and up.

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