Diane Iverson

Author and Illustrator

The ForestAlphabet Encyclopedia
From Abert's Squirrel to Zephyr-eyed Silkmoth, Sylvester Allred and Diane Iverson give a fascinating alphabetical tour of the bounty of the North American Forests. Learn about a variety of plants and animals that comprise the worderful web of nature in the forest ecosystem.

Becoming good stewards of the land must become one of our top environmental priorities, if we are to continue to enjoy the Earth's bounty. This encyclopedia will give children greater awareness of this bounty for many years to come.

Sylvester Allred's informative text is presented in easily readable style, and Diane Iverson's striking drawings are a treat for the eye.

Published by Stemmer House Publishers

Animals from A to Z

Abert's Squirrel

Four legged animals

Birds of all kinds

Zephyr-eyed Silkmoth

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Dr. Allred is the world's expert on tassel-eared tree squirrels that live in the southwestern United States. He teaches biology to at least 700 students every year at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.

He lives in a little cottage in the ponderosa pine forest under Mount Humphreys, the tallest mountain in Arizona, with his wife, Doctor Donna, his famous cat, Mystic, and his 4-pound dog Xena, the warrior princess.


Diane is a hiker and backpacker, who has spent over 25 years observing and sketching wildlife. She is fascinated by all nature study, but especially enjoys bird watching.

She is the author and illustrator of several children's nature books, and enjoys doing lively assemblies for elementary school children. She lives with her husband, Doug, at the edge of Granite Mountain Wilderness Area, outside Prescott, Arizona.

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