Richard Walz graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design. He has illustrated sixty-three books and has contributed to many others. He has often drawn licensed characters. Recently he's contributed several books to Random House's Step Into Reading series. Dick has always had an affection for railroads, so he enjoyed painting several trains for Just Fine the Way They Are.
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"Just Fine the Way They Are" written by Connie Nordhielm Wooldridge and illustrated by Richard Walz is an account of how the world has moved from having dirt roads to rail roads to... Read morePublished on November 5, 2011 by K. Ingerto
"Just Fine The Way They Are" by Connie Nordhielm Wooldridge is a beautifully illustrated (Richard Walz) historical journey through our modes of transportation and man's reaction to... Read morePublished on September 30, 2011 by Suzanne Fyhrie Parrott
The book opens in 1805 with an old man not being happy about a new road that the politicians felt was needed to get folks from point A to point B. Read morePublished on September 26, 2011 by Reader's Paradise
Although this is a non-fiction book it is extremely entertaining for elementary students. This book is all about embracing change and being ready for it when it comes. Read morePublished on September 22, 2011 by adayriddle
This fun and educational picture book teaches children the history of transportation in America. Beginning with dirt roads and the introduction of the National Road... Read morePublished on September 18, 2011 by Common Sense
JUST FINE THE WAY THEY ARE:FROM DIRT ROADS TO RAIL ROADS TO INTERSTATES by Connie Nordhielm Wooldridge,illustrated by Richard Walz is a wonderfully written young adult read with... Read morePublished on September 17, 2011 by April A. Renn
Just Fine the Way They Are tells the story of how the dirt roads in the 1800's became the U.S. highway system of today with beautiful illustrations by Richard Walz. Read morePublished on September 15, 2011 by Heidi