By Mary Austin,Milo Winter
Mary Hunter Austin (1868 – 1934) used to be an American author. one of many early nature writers of the yank Southwest, her vintage The Land of Little Rain (1903) describes the fauna, plant life and other people – in addition to evoking the mysticism and spirituality – of the quarter among the excessive Sierra and the Mojave barren region of southern California. She used to be a prolific novelist, poet, critic, and playwright, in addition to an early feminist and defender of local American and Spanish-American rights.
Milo wintry weather (1888 – 1956) used to be an American illustrator of the Golden Age, who illustrated dozens of books during the 1910’s, 20’s and 30’s and served because the paintings director of the Childcraft sequence. He used to be a grasp of animal drawings, which he may well render anatomically actual to the final aspect. different well known works containing his illustrative works comprise: Aesop’s Fables for kids, Twenty Thousand Leagues less than the ocean, Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland and during The Looking-Glass.