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Presidential Polar Bear Post Card Project No. 244 - 9.28.16
Ah, the many moods of the polar bear post card project... When they go low, we go high!
Ah, the many moods of the polar bear post card project... When they go low, we go high!
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Presidential Polar Bear Post Card Project No. 242 - 9.27.16
Alas, the Presidential debates have begun... "I'm with her" - for sure! But you still kind of want a fierce mother polar bear to step in and put her wild and imposing self between our kids and the embarrassing display of ugly defensive politicking and decid...
Alas, the Presidential debates have begun... "I'm with her" - for sure! But you still kind of want a fierce mother polar bear to step in and put her wild and imposing self between our kids and the embarrassing display of ugly...
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Presidential Polar Bear Post Card Project No. 240 - 9.26.16
Excited that fall is finally here -- and that the sea ice can begin to freeze again in Arctic waters!
Excited that fall is finally here -- and that the sea ice can begin to freeze again in Arctic waters!
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Presidential Polar Bear Post Card Project No. 239 - 9.23.16
These two marine mammals would never meet in the wild, but today the Honorable Senator Bill Nelson (FL) became the 37th member of the Senate to sign to a Bill to protect the Arctic Refuge on Alaska's coastal plain. Manatees and polar bears. #wearethearctic
These two marine mammals would never meet in the wild, but today the Honorable Senator Bill Nelson (FL) became the 37th member of the Senate to sign to a Bill to protect the Arctic Refuge on Alaska's coastal plain. Manatees a...
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Harts Pass No. 316
My annual ode to fall :)
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Coeur d'Alene Invitational - 9.17.6
Liberty Bell XC - Coeur d'Alene Invitational - 9.17.6 Location: Abandoned weapons test site -- Just kidding. Some kind of private land slated for future development. Scary abandoned sheds scattered amidst the woods -- and we camped on site!  Date:  9.17.6 D...
Liberty Bell XC - Coeur d'Alene Invitational - 9.17.6 Location: Abandoned weapons test site -- Just kidding. Some kind of private land slated for future development. Scary abandoned sheds scattered amidst the woods -- and we ...
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Presidential Polar Bear Post Card Project No. 243 - 9.27.16
As much as this project has been about my own small way of participating in the political process, about encouraging the current administration to give due consideration to an issue that I feel strongly about, its also been an engaging way for me to raise m...
As much as this project has been about my own small way of participating in the political process, about encouraging the current administration to give due consideration to an issue that I feel strongly about, its also been a...
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Presidential Polar Bear Post Card Project No. 241 - 9.26.16
After Leonardo da Vinci's Man in a Circle, Illustrating Proportions . And regarding "proportions" a few quick facts: 10% of the Earth's wilderness has disappeared since the 1990's - and only 23% of remaining land is considered wilderness. Please, President ...
After Leonardo da Vinci's Man in a Circle, Illustrating Proportions. And regarding "proportions" a few quick facts: 10% of the Earth's wilderness has disappeared since the 1990's - and only 23% of remaining land is considered...
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Manson Invitational - 9.24.16
Liberty Bell XC - Manson Invitational Location: Mill Bay Casino, Manson, WA Date: 9.24.16 Distance: 2500m or 5000m Conditions: Sunny and upper 70’s. Warm and a little dusty.  One or two loops of a mowed, weedy trail with some ups/downs, ups, and uneven grou...
Liberty Bell XC - Manson Invitational Location: Mill Bay Casino, Manson, WA Date: 9.24.16 Distance: 2500m or 5000m Conditions: Sunny and upper 70’s. Warm and a little dusty. One or two loops of a mowed, weedy trail with some...
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Presidential Polar Bear Post Card Project No. 238 - 9.22.16

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Presidential Polar Bear Post Card Project No. 237 - 9.20.16
President Obama has set aside over 265 million acres for federal protection -- more than double the amount of any other President -- in his 23 (and counting) national monument designations thus far. Alaska's coastal plain and the 1002 would be another 1.5 m...
President Obama has set aside over 265 million acres for federal protection -- more than double the amount of any other President -- in his 23 (and counting) national monument designations thus far. Alaska's coastal plain and...
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Presidential Polar Bear Post Card Project No. 236 - 9.15.16
A second International Dot Day post card!
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author and illustrator of children's picture books and beginning chapter books
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Erik Brooks is the author and illustrator of many great books including the 2011 Washington State Book Award winner, Polar Opposites, and IRA/CBC Children's Choices selection, The Practically Perfect Pajamas. For school visit and other inquires, contact Erik at: 509.996.4345 or www.erikbrooks.com
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  • Carleton College
    studio art, 1990 - 1994
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    author and illustrator of children's picture books, present
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