Books by Hope Ryden

WILDFLOWERS AROUND THE YEAR by Hope Ryden
NATURE
Released: March 19, 2001

"While more useful for browsing than for research (there is no index), this is sure to be enjoyed by nature lovers and great for quick identification of something lovely. (bibliography) (Nonfiction. 10-12)"
A beautiful browsing book of wildflower photos and meandering reminiscences by the author of Wild Horses I Have Known (1999) and other books on nature. Read full book review >
WILD HORSES I HAVE KNOWN by Hope Ryden
Released: March 22, 1999

"Stunning full-color photographs show the mustangs running free, one of the last species that does; Ryden makes a convincing case for guaranteeing that they always will. (sources) (Nonfiction. 9-11)"
Ryden (Wild Horse Summer, 1997, etc.) photographs the wild horses of the Pryor Mountains and chronicles their ancient origins, how they live, their colors and markings, and how she and others have fought to get the federal legislation that protects such horses from those who would hunt them down or take away their habitat. Read full book review >
WILD HORSE SUMMER by Hope Ryden
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 22, 1997

"Nevertheless, believable feelings combined with plenty of action build to a dramatic climax. (b&w illustrations, not seen) (Fiction. 9-14)"
 Alison doesn't really want to spend the summer she turns 13 on a ranch in Wyoming with her cousin Kelly, who is blind. Read full book review >
OUT OF THE WILD by Hope Ryden
ANIMALS
Released: June 1, 1995

"Overall, this is an interesting and informative title, in which the author speaks persuasively of the combined efforts of human and beast to bring each other out of the wild. (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
 Ryden (Joey, 1994, etc.) describes the probable evolution of 15 of the world's most popular domestic animals including dogs, pigs, sheep, donkeys, elephants, and cats. Read full book review >
JOEY by Hope Ryden
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 1994

"An enchanting animal portrait. (Nonfiction. 4-9)"
 An able wildlife author-photographer (The Raggedy Red Squirrel, 1992) portrays a young gray kangaroo from the time he first peeks from his mother's pouch until he's supplanted by her next newborn. Read full book review >
THE RAGGEDY RED SQUIRREL by Hope Ryden
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"The brief text follows the squirrel from spring to fall; an afterword adds a few more facts. (Nonfiction. 4-8)"
 By the author of Wild Animals of Africa ABC (1989), another attractive nature book with outstanding photos. Read full book review >
YOUR CAT'S WILD COUSINS by Hope Ryden
ANIMALS
Released: Jan. 1, 1992

"List of 18 additional wild cats; index. (Nonfiction. 8-12)"
 From the author of Wild Animals of America ABC (1988) and other nature titles, an elegant, readable look at 18 wild relatives of the housecat, with striking color photos and information on appearance, behavior, habitat, scientific name, and endangered status for each. Read full book review >