Samson the frog is tired of living in his bog and wants to move out. The other frogs in the bog do not believe he will be accepted anywhere else given his slimy looks, and dissuade him from leaving. Samson decides to take a chance and follow his dreams. He sets off on an adventure to the farm next door and with the help of a new friend, he meets many farm animals and learns to never doubt himself. In this lovable, funny, children's rhyming tale, filled with colorful, cheerful illustrations, we learn that despite our differences, everyone has unique qualities and can be accepted. Samson's story teaches children to go for their dreams and to give others a chance. In doing this we can discover so much good in the world around us. Some of the proceeds from the sale of this book are being donated by the author to help fund breast cancer research.
Situated on the main street of the historic Delaware Riverfront town of New Hope, Pennsylvania, Farley’s Bookshop and its knowledgeable, experienced staff have endeavored to satisfy the literary tastes of the area inhabitants for over fifty years. Whether you are Bucks County born-and-bred or just stopping by to enjoy the crisp river air and delightful scenery, you will be pleasantly surprised to find the largest and most diverse collection of books-in-print in Bucks County. Farley’s may have competition, but it has few peers. We encourage you to browse our website, but please remember that getting acquainted with our online persona is no substitute for exploring the narrow passageways and teeming shelves of our storefront and discovering that perfect book nestled amongst so many others.
New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools.
In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:
New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.