Books produced by Shattil/Rozinski Photography have been published to critical acclaim and enjoyed by readers of all ages.
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Valley of the Dunes is an intimate look at one of America’s most spectacular and fascinating regions – Colorado’s San Luis Valley and Great Sand Dunes National Park. 120 full color coffee-table images created over 25 years captures the spirit and color of a land apart – a mosaic of dunes, landscapes and wildlife bordered on either side by rugged, snowcapped mountains. Photos are accompanied by the eloquent text of writer, Audrey DeLella Benedict, seasoned naturalist and passionate advocate for the conservation of Colorado’s mountain landscapes.
Valley of the Dunes was named the 2005 winner for Photography books by USABookNews.com
“This new volume from Fulcrum Publishing features enough gorgeous photography and information to make it a worthy gift candidate for anyone interested in one of the state’s spectacular displays of nature.” – Boulder Daily Camera
Colorado is where the wild things are – – baby wild things! This collection of 95 candid and often comical photographs is devoted entirely to the junior residents of the state. See these youngsters at play, exploring the big, new world around them.
“I never realized Colorado was so cute and cuddly. These photos are extraordinary glimpses of Nature at her gentlest.”
Wildlife Watching for Kids
Explore the wonder of animals in this 96-page guidebook with 200 engaging color photographs. Learn all about 60+ favorite birds and mammals of the Rocky Mountains. Colorado Critters was a finalist for the 10th Annual Colorado Book Awards. An excellent resource for all animal enthusiasts.
“Photographs are plentiful and offer an exceptional look at animals in their natural habitat.”
A Wildlife Discovery Guide
Entertaining and informative facts about mammals in the Rocky Mountain region and where to find them. The book puts you in the footsteps of seasoned wildlife photographers and nature writers by pinpointing precisely where such animals as moose, elk, black bear and mountain lion may be observed in the Rocky Mountain region. 38 species are featured.
Mom, Dad and six baby foxes grow up in an urban cemetery. Denver photographer Wendy Shattil was visiting her grandmother’s grave when she chanced upon a family of foxes. That encounter led to this wonderful children’s book. City Foxes was named “1998 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children” by the National Science Teachers Association and Children’s Book Council.
“How Wendy Shattil was able to chronicle the activities of these foxes is remarkable.”
Colorado’s Urban Wildlife
Colorado’s diverse urban wildlife is featured in writing and photos. Deer in gardens, owls on light poles, and eagles against the skyline are among 110 color and black & white photos. “In Close to Home, we introduce city dwellers to more of their wildlife neighbors.”
“…this book – and the partnership that has made it possible – represents a true grassroots effort to remind humans of their bonds to the Earth.” – Jay Hair, NWF
Beyond Trail Ridge
Outstanding photographs of flora, fauna, and landscapes showing this popular mountain destination. Nature lovers, campers, hikers and environmentalists will be especially pleased with this visual description of Rocky Mountain National Park.
“The book is a must for anyone planning a trip to Colorado’s showcase of national parks, and for those armchair travelers who appreciate the natural beauty of our land.”
The Greening of Rocky Mountain Arsenal
The fact that a thriving wildlife population exists in the shadow of Denver, Colorado, despite contamination and clean-up activities portends tremendous potential for the area. It is impossible to observe wildlife at the arsenal and not come away with a renewed hope that our damage to the land is reversible and salvageable. The animals have chosen this territory as home.
Scientists analyze clues to link suspects to wildlife crimes such as elk poaching in Yellowstone National Park. Stunning color photographs graphically illustrate the pages, but do not overwhelm the text. The effect is that of a scrapbook of information with photos that enrich a real-life animal detective story. 2001 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children.
“If all information books were structured as well as this one, students would read and read and read.”