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In the Land of the Jaguar South America and Its People

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ISBN-10: 0887767567

ISBN-13: 9780887767562

Edition: 2007

Authors: Gena K. Gorrell, Andrej Krystoforski

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South America's story is as varied as its geography of soaring mountains, scorching deserts, and lush rainforests. In Ecuador alone, there are 25,000 kinds of plants, 1,500 species of birds, 4,500 different butterflies, and 300 mammals! Gena K. Gorrell's brilliant text combines an often tragic history with the problems and triumphs of the present. The information she offers ranges from "the Requirement" (a document read out by the conquistadors each time they came upon a new group of indigenous people to justify their actions) to drug cartels, from the hidden and secretive Elders (a civilization that retreated to the mountains to preserve its customs and now considers itself the "guardian…    
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Tundra
Publication date: 9/11/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Andrej Krystoforski was born in Poland. He has worked as a production designer and as an animator. In addition to illustrating the Jungle of Utt books and The Boy Who Loved Bananas, he has also contributed illustrations to many magazines and newspapers. Andrej lives in Toronto, Ontario.