Animal Helpers of the Southwest: A Guide for Young Travelers by Art Hazelwood

Animal Helpers of the Southwest: A Guide for Young Travelers by Art Hazelwood

Animal Helpers of the Southwest: A Guide for Young Travelers

Art Hazelwood

Title

Animal Helpers of the Southwest: A Guide for Young Travelers

 
Artist

Art Hazelwood

  1961 - PRESENT (biography)
Year
2015  
Technique
art book, 12 pages, 12 woodcuts with screenprinted borders and text 
Image Size
14 1/4 x 11 1/4" irregular octogonal shape 
Signature
pencil signed on the inside back cover 
Edition Size
21 of 25  
Annotations
dated in pencil and editioned on the back inside cover 
Reference
 
Paper
heavy ivory Banks Longrain paper 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
ARHA149 
Price
$600.00 
Description

"Animal Helpers of the Southwest: A Guide for Travelers" is a bilingual (Spanish/English) and illustrated guidebook for those that have to emigrate from Central and South America to North America. The guidebook illustrates twelve different animals that have evolved to thrive under the hardships of desert life, an aspect from each animal is recommended to the would-be traveler.

The coyote is the guide. The prairie dog is the observer. The mountain lion represents stealth. The desert tortoise knows water sources and conservation. The kangaroo rat has night vision. The rattlesnake has high heat tolerance. The pronghorn antelope knows how to care for the young. The shrew knows how to excavate. The horned Lizard knows concealment. The javelina (wild pig) knows how to stay together as a group. The armadillo knows protection and lastly the vulture, raven, and hummingbird know orientation.

With a lesson learned from each animal, one can be properly equipped to survive the arduous journey through the deserts of Mexico and Southern U.S.A.