• R.I.P. Carol Lerner, 91, in Jan. 2019 (Plants That Make You Sniffle and

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    "Carol Drath Lerner, AB’50, AM’54, died January 28, 2019, in Chicago. She was 91. Elected to Phi Beta Kappa during her years in the Hutchins College, Lerner later took informal courses in botany, ornithology, and botanical illustration at the Morton
    Arboretum and launched a 30-year career as an award-winning author and illustrator of natural history books for elementary school students. An accomplished photographer, birder, and gardener, Lerner was devoted to preserving the rapidly vanishing natural
    areas of the Midwest, especially prairies and wetlands. Much of her artwork is archived in the rare print collection at the Morton Arboretum’s Sterling Morton Library. She is survived by her husband, Ralph M. Lerner, AB’47, AM’49, PhD’53, the
    Benjamin Franklin Professor Emeritus of Social Thought and in the College; two sons, Josh Lerner, LAB’78, and Jesse Lerner, LAB’80; and a grandchild."

    http://images.google.com/images?svnum=10&um=1&hl=en&q=%22carol+lerner%22+books (book covers)

    About "A Biblical Garden: Translations From The Hebrew Bible" by Ralph

    "Descriptions and pictures of twenty plants mentioned in the Old
    Testament, including fig, lentil, olive, papyrus and pomegranate. Text accompanying each of the delicately rendered illustrations is given in
    both Hebrew and English. An exquisite art book and introduction to the
    lands of the biblical people, sure to be treasured by readers of all

    (long birthday post from 2017, with Kirkus reviews and more)

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