Celebrate the 100 year anniversary
of the National Parks Service with
Antsy Ansel: Ansel Adams, A Life in Nature
by Cindy Jenson-Elliott
illustrated by Christy Hale
Christy Ottaviano Books/Holt
In 1938, Ansel’s photos of Kings Canyon in California helped convince President Franklin D. Roosevelt that it should become a national park.
In 1941, the National Park Service commissioned Adams to take photos of national parks and monuments throughout the West.
All images and site design © 2016 Christy Hale