a journey across land and sea to meet twenty-one endangered and
threatened animals, from the mighty polar bear to the tiny Corroboree
frog, the massive humpback whale to the mysterious snow leopard.
Through beautiful paintings and intimate poems, you will learn about
the lives of these amazing animals and why they are in danger.
to pole and across all continents, this book includes species from
the green sea turtle to the giant panda, the Chinese alligator to
the Mexican spotted owl. If the stunning art and poignant poetry
move you to learn more about these intriguing species, there are
activities and organizations listed to help you in your search
Born and raised in Madison,Wisconsin, Rachel Dillon earned her bachelor’s
degree in art and graphic design from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
She lives and works as an artist in the Southwest.Beyond design
and fine art,Rachel holds a special interest in ecology, evolution,
and extinction. Her passion for animals and endangered species has
led her to write about them in hopes that educating others will
lead to a more conscientious treatment of these animals and their
habitats. To learn more, visit www.racheldillon.com
pages, 7-1/2" x 7", jacketed hardcover, 2009