Meet the Monument Valley ‘mittens’

December 1, 2015
(Photo credit: werner22brigette/

(Photo credit: werner22brigette/

Between the borders of Arizona and Utah, two wind-carved sculptures look like giant, matching mittens.

The pair provided inspiration for Sand to Stone and Back Again.

In fact, these buttes have been movie stars!

Nancy Bo Flood

As a fish-brain surgeon or a rodeo poem wrangler, I have loved stories. I strongly believe that words – in poetry or prose – help heal our hearts and give us new eyes to see the world. I was first a research psychologist studying brain development at the University of Minnesota and London University before following my passion – writing for children. Learn more...