October 21, 2014
Filed Under Lake Tahoe Truckee Writers
Friends of the Library are excited to present, Gertrude’s Tahoe Adventures in Time, a children’s book about the natural history of Lake Tahoe by Tim Hauserman.
With colorful and dramatic illustrations the book tells the story of Gertrude, a Tahoe girl who meets a magic maiden who takes her on a fast motion adventure through the history of Lake Tahoe. They watch glaciers march, volcanoes erupt and exotic animals graze while becoming forever friends.
Hauserman will read and sign copies of Gertrude’s Tahoe Adventures in Time on December 20th, starting at 10:30 AM.
Gertrude is authored by long time Tahoe resident, Tim Hauserman, who wrote: Tahoe Rim Trail: The official guide for hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians, as well as Monsters in the Woods: Backpacking with Children and Cross-country skiing in the Sierra Nevada. The book is illustrated by Jess Bechtelheimer, who worked hundreds of hours to create the incredible paintings which are the backdrop for the book.
Hauserman says “The goal for the book is to give both children and adults a fun and accessible introduction to how Tahoe became the unbelievable place it is today.
Bechtelheimer says,“We found a way to celebrate and playfully immortalize this place that we love – for those who call it home and for those of us that can’t always be here and instead dream of Tahoe from afar.”
South Lake Tahoe Library is located at 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd.