Glacier National Park Adult Coloring Book and Postcards
A Magical Coloring Journey through Glacier National Park

by Dave Ember

published by Farcountry Press

  • Break out your colored pencils and creatively explore the Crown of the Continent in your own magical coloring journey. With his third book in the series, award-winning illustrator Dave Ember transports you to Glacier National Park where you can unleash your inner artist on intricate coloring designs of the park's iconic jammers and lodges, wildlife and wildflowers, rugged peaks and glaciers, serene lakes and waterfalls, and the area's Native American culture. Features eight postcards and four bookmarks for coloring on extra-heavy perforated paper to share with family and friends.

72 pages, 9 3/4" x 9 3/4", 43 illustrations, 1 map(s), 24 softcovers per case

ISBN 10: 1560376929
ISBN 13: 9781560376927


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Glacier National Park Adult Coloring Book and Postcards
A Magical Coloring Journey through Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park's one million acres sparkle like a jewel in the Crown of the Continent, a region that spans parts of Montana, Alberta, and British Columbia. From Glacier's high peaks, waters flow to the Pacific Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico, and Hudson's Bay.

People have lived here for more than 10,000 years. The Blackfeet hunted bison, elk, and deer on the east side of the "Backbone of the World." Kootenai, Salish, and Kalispel peoples hunted and fished mostly on the west side of the mountains, occasionally crossing to the plains to hunt bison. All of these tribes continue to live in the region today. In the 1800s, fur trappers came looking for beaver, followed by prospectors who combed the mountains for gold, silver, copper, and oil. But pickings were slim, and conservationists - notably James Willard Schultz and George Bird Grinnell - campaigned to protect Glacier's natural beauty and recreation resources. Their efforts were rewarded on May 11, 1910, when President William Taft signed a bill designating Glacier as our tenth national park.

Glacier National Park is home to spectacular alpine scenery, more than 700 gem-like lakes, 1,557 miles of rushing rivers and streams, and myriad wildlife, including grizzly bears, wolves, moose, bighorn sheep, and mountain goats. Visitors enjoy traversing the jaw-dropping Going-to-the-Sun Road over the Continental Divide at Logan Pass, hiking more than 700 miles of trails, and staying in historic lodges and thirteen drive-in campgrounds.

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Dave Ember align= Dave Ember is an award-winning illustrator and designer who creates images for an international clientele. Clients such as Hewlett-Packard; Playboy, Inc.; and The New York Times rely on his bold, graphic style for editorial, corporate and advertising art. This is his second coloring book. Dave was born in York, PA, and received a BFA from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia in 1982. After college he worked for both The Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Examiner newspapers as a staff artist. He moved to Bend, OR, in 1994 to establish his freelance career. Dave lives in Bend with his wife, Carrie Compton, sons Jalan and Drake, and a golden doodle named Nessie, in the outdoor wonderland that is Central Oregon.

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