This reprint of an actual early-19th-century diary provides today's readers with an engaging rarity: a 15-year-old's brief, concise tebook and Sloane's 72 drawings and explanatory narrative. An extraordinary glimpse into everyday Early American rural life ...will delight readers of all ages. - History in Review.
The books of Eric Sloane celebrate the time-honored traditions of early America and remind us of the ties that forever bind us to them. A prolific artist, Sloane created nearly 15,000 paintings and drawings over his lifetime, many of which enhance his delightful books of bygone days.