When I read these I feel she is trying to ground you in reality, without being dismissive.
Pielou's knowledge and love of the high latitudes bursts through every page, and the pen and ink illustrations convey a real sense of both fauna and flora.
This book was my life-line and I recommend it to everyone who is travelling north of the tree-line.
Written in a very readable, enjoyable style with lots of fascinating details on the land, sea, and critters that live there. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Wanda Spitzer
I will be traveling to the Arctic this June; this is an excellent book to inform on the natural history of this unique landmass.Published 21 months ago by laura miller
The book is an extremely well written piece on a complex subject that doesn't require one to have degrees in meteorology, botany, and zoology. Read morePublished on October 23, 2009 by Lisa M. Kucharski