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Carl Sandburg

Author: Carl Sandburg; Frances Schoonmaker; Steve Arcella
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., 2008.
Series: Poetry for young people.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st pbk edView all editions and formats
Presents a collection of poems by the beloved American author who, as a young man, travelled across the Midwest as a hobo. The surrealistic illustrations, which appear to be rendered in pastels, are appealing; the soft edges and warm tones work well with Sandburg's imaginary. The full-color illustrations are nothing short of breathtaking. Displays the range of everyday topics in which Sandburg found beauty, humor,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Blank verse
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Sandburg; Frances Schoonmaker; Steve Arcella
ISBN: 9780806908182 0806908181 9781402754715 140275471X
OCLC Number: 166362082
Notes: "A Magnolia Editions book"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Fog --
From the shore --
Young sea --
Last answers --
Sphinx --
Little girl, be careful what you say --
Margaret --
Arithmetic --
Plowboy --
Monotone --
Phizzog --
Mask --
Summer grass --
Summer stars --
Sky talk --
October paint --
Theme in yellow --
We must be polite --
Rat riddles --
Homely winter idyl --
Landscape --
Boxes and bags --
Skyscraper --
Under a telephone pole --
Old woman --
Doors --
Coin --
Buffalo dusk --
I sang --
Jazz fantasia --
Window --
Sheep --
Between two hills --
Series Title: Poetry for young people.
Responsibility: edited by Frances Schoonmaker Bolin ; illustrated by Steven Arcella.
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A collection of poems, which lead to a different destinations - some quiet and serene, others alive with zest and humour.  Read more...


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"Nothing short of breathtaking." - Parents Magazine"

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