Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification
Snowflake Bentley, written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin; illustrated by Mary Azarian; Houghton Mifflin; 1998
1999 Caldecott Medal
Picturebook Price Guide Value – $160 Fine
From The Miss Rumphius Effect: "This Caldecott Medal winner tells the story of Wilson Bentley’s obsession and love for photographing snowflakes. Because of his diligence and careful observation, he produced more than 5000 images of snowflakes, not finding any two alike."
The Bentley Snow Crystal Collection of the Buffalo Museum of Science is a digital library providing a high-quality collection of stunning, un-retouched images of Wilson A. Bentley’s original glass slide photographs of snow crystals. The Bentley Snow Crystal Collection of the Buffalo Museum of Science serves as an enriching legacy for all to share in the fascinating product of his life’s work carefully observing and recording the intricate, dazzling wonder of snowflakes.
Essential Identifying Point
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