Letters of the West: An ABC BOOK of the Many Plants, Animals, and Other Curious Features of the West

Wood-cut block pictures in black & white, offset with one or two hues for contrast draw the eye in for a closer look.

Each letter of the alphabet has its own page with large illustration and one sentence in a large font.  These sentences usually deal with a location or habitat. There are 14 animals and 7 plants accompanied by their scientific names in parenthesis, and 5 curious features represented, they include: alpenglow, beaver, cougar, white-tailed deer, bald eagle, fox glove, mountain goat, great blue heron, Douglas iris, Utah juniper, kinnikinnik, Canada lynx, scribe moth, red-breasted nuthatch, spotted owl, prairie dog, California quail, rose, Douglas squirrel, trillium, umbrella, turkey vulture, waterfall, Xeriscape, yucca, Zigzag, OR.

 

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