Birches

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Macmillan, Oct 1, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Birches beautifully illustrates Frost's celebrated ability to blend observation, imagination, and poetry. Caldecott medalist Ed Young uses his own powers of observation and imagination to create an extraordinary series of paintings that complement and extend the poem.

 

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User Review  - KarenMLISt - Goodreads

Seriously, a work of art. There's a reason Robert Frost is one of our greatest American poets. However, I'm not sure I enjoy it as much when it's in picture-book format. I prefer my own imagery for ... Read full review

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User Review  - Goodreads

Seriously, a work of art. There's a reason Robert Frost is one of our greatest American poets. However, I'm not sure I enjoy it as much when it's in picture-book format. I prefer my own imagery for ... Read full review

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Robert Frost (1874-1963) is this country's best-loved poet. His work epitomizes the American affinity for plain speaking, nature, and the land.

Ed Young was born in China and spent his childhood in Shanghai. The illustrator of many books for children, he has received numerous awards, including a Caldecott Honor. Ed Young lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.

Ted Rand has illustrated many books for children, including Knots on a Counting Rope, Here Are My Hands, and Barn Dance! He and his wife, writer Gloria Rand, live on Mercer Island in Washington State.

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