Building an Igloo (Paperback)

Building an Igloo By Ulli Steltzer, Ulli Steltzer (Photographs by) Cover Image
By Ulli Steltzer, Ulli Steltzer (Photographs by)
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Description


In crisp black-and-white photographs, Ulli Steltzer documents the beauty and precision of an igloo's construction - from stacking blocks of snow to cutting a door - in this informative picture book.

About the Author


Ulli Steltzer was a German photographer and author of many acclaimed works including Building an Igloo and The Spirit of Haida Gwaii: Bill Reid's Masterpiece. Traveling widely throughout the Americas and Asia during her career, Steltzer also documented life in Guatemala, Cuba, China, and India. Her photographs have been exhibited widely in the United States, Canada, and Europe, and have appeared in at least a dozen books and collaborations, beginning with Indian Artists at Work.

Ulli Steltzer was a German photographer and author of many acclaimed works including Building an Igloo and The Spirit of Haida Gwaii: Bill Reid's Masterpiece. Traveling widely throughout the Americas and Asia during her career, Steltzer also documented life in Guatemala, Cuba, China, and India. Her photographs have been exhibited widely in the United States, Canada, and Europe, and have appeared in at least a dozen books and collaborations, beginning with Indian Artists at Work.

Praise For…


“Steltzer's text, photographs, and subject compel the imagination.” —Kirkus Reviews

“A fascinating, accessible, and respectful glimpse at traditional art.” —The Horn Book

“This book has simple power and great child appeal.... Photos and text work together beautifully to capture the essence of the story: the father and son are at peace with their environment, have come to know its beauty, and will pass on their knowledge from one generation of Inuit to the next.” —Booklist, starred review



Product Details
ISBN: 9780805063134
ISBN-10: 0805063137
Publisher: Square Fish
Publication Date: October 15th, 1999
Pages: 32
Language: English