The Star-Spangled Banner
Random House Children's Books, Feb 1, 1992 - Juvenile Fiction - 56 pages
To the words of the national anthem, Peter Spier has set some of his finest illustrations ever--each glowing with color and each a bit of Americana in itself. As in any Spier book, inspiration has been backed up by careful research and observations, so that every detail bears the mark of authenticity. The music is provided at the back of the book, including guitar chords, for those who like to sing or play. There are also historical notes and maps about the War of 1812 and how "The Star-Spangled Banner" came to be written, as well as a reproduction of Francis Scott Key's original manuscript.
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Review: The Star-Spangled BannerUser Review - Earl - Goodreads
This is a great book to celebrate any patriotic holiday or for any elementary school. Selected lines from the national anthem get some beautiful illustrations in this reissue of a classic picture book ... Read full review
Review: The Star-Spangled BannerUser Review - Sam - Goodreads
I love Peter Spier, so I was sure I would love this book. The inclusion of the Salt Lake LDS temple among the pictures of the nation's places of worship (and this be out motto, "In God is our trust.") was the cherry on top for me! Read full review