First published between 1943 and 1949 and now available again, the seven books in the Mesaland Series introduce a new generation of readers to the animals and plants of the great Southwest.
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Number of pages: 48
Weight: 825 g
Dimensions: 203 x 152 x 10 mm
"Illustrated with charming, stylized black, white, gray, and red prints of Hop-a-long in the desert . . . Hop-a-long teaches children many fascinating details about the exciting ups and downs in the life of a jack rabbit."--Midwest Book Review
"Like all classic children's literature, the Mesaland Series retains its timeless appeal."--New Mexico Magazine
"All of the characters exude their own charm, their own cuteness, even their own cunning. . . . Those qualities will entice young readers to follow the characters in their encounters with wildlife and humans."--Albuquerque Journal
"With its eye-catching artwork, stories focused on Southwestern animals and mid-century charm, these tales of woodpeckers, jackrabbits, coyotes and other creatures of the desert are sure to make a handsome addition to any child's, or adult collector's, bookshelf."--Weekly Alibi
"[Douglass's] timeless illustrations for the Mesaland Series mix a pulpy comic-book flair he developed as a cartoonist with an attention to line detail and facial and body expressions that he must have developed as an oil painter."--Pasatiempo
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