Nature’s Friend: The Gwen Frostic Story

By Lindsey McDivitt

Illustrated by Eileen Ewen Ryan

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Description: Gwen Frostic was a nature artist, early environmentalist and pioneering business woman. After a serious illness as a child she remained strong and independent never allowing her disabilities or age to define her. She sketched in nature, created striking prints, and sold her beautiful greeting cards worldwide.

Ages 5-9.

Topics: art, physical challenges, disability, making a difference, late-life career, nature, picture book bio, work