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The Grasshopper by Bessie T. Wilkerson

The Grasshopper

by Bessie T. Wilkerson

Pages: 32

Dimensions: 8.5 x 11

Category
  • JUVENILE FICTION - Nature & the Natural World - General (see also headings under Animals)

Type : Paperback

ISBN : 9781629529998

Price : $19.99





Type : Hardcover

ISBN : 9781630505226

Price : $29.99



About the Book
This is an intimate story about a Native American boy who comes across a Grasshopper during play. He is captivated by its splendor. He trails this new creature and has thoughts about how it moves. With animation and eagerness, he begins to understand that this insect has a reason for being here. You will be amused by this tale of childlike discovery seen through the eyes of a young lad.


About the Author
Bessie “Terry” Wilkerson is an ordained minister that prefers being outdoors. In 2002 Bessie earned a Master of Education degree in Psychological Studies from Cambridge College. She has worked in the Early Childhood Education/Human Services field for over three decades. 
Bessie is a PK (preacher’s kid) and loves the Lord. She delights in singing and has written several children’s books. Bessie resides in Massachusetts with her adult children. Bessie can be available at your next event for seminars, book readings, and book signings. Contact information: booksbybessie8@gmail.com
About the Illustrator
Richard “Ty” Schafrath earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with an emphasis in drawing from Ohio State University in 1988, but a visit to MGM Studios and the Feature Animation Studios Tour a year later in Orlando would change the course of his life. After numerous setbacks Ty eventually landed a job with Nickelodeon Animation Studios in Hollywood in 1995 as a Storyboard Artist through 2002, when the industry slowed from its frantic pace.  He has illustrated several books and is a freelance story boarder, painter, and caricature artist.
Ty, his wife Jeni, and his step-daughters reside in Bettendorf, Iowa. Ty is a follower of Jesus Christ and is a member of Harvest Bible Chapel in Davenport, Iowa.

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