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Walker Books, Jul 5, 2004 - Neighborhood - 32 pages
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A wordless picture book that observes the changes in a neighborhood from before a girl is born until she is an adult, as it first decays and then is renewed by the efforts of the residents.

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Belonging shows the urban renewal of a city neighborhood through the window of a young girl. Each picture depicts progress both in Tracy's age (conveyed by her belongings around the windowframe or the ... Read full review

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Does the land belong to us or do we belong to it? Bringing plants, native plants back to urban landscapes and bringing communities back together. Read full review

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Jeannie Baker was born in England and moved to Australia. She studied art and design in England. Her illustrations have appeared in various publications including Nova, The London Times, and The Sunday Times. She is the author of Home in the Sky, an ALA Notable Book, and of several picture books published in England, including One Hungry Spider and Millicent. Since 1972, Ms. Baker has worked on "collage constructions," many of which are designed to illustrate picture books but stand individually as works of art. They have been displayed in galleries in Australia and England as well as by Forum Gallery in New York City.

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