Swing around the Sun: Poems

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Carolrhoda Books, Aug 1, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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Four renowned children's book artists--Cheng-Khee Chee, illustrator of Old Turtle; Janice Lee Porter, illustrator of Hope; Mary GrandPre, illustrator of the U.S. editions of the Harry Potter series; and Stephen Gammell, winner of the Caldecott Medal for Song and Dance Man--join to depict the beauty of the four seasons in this new edition of the poetry collection Swing around the Sun, originally published in 1965 by Barbara Juster Esbensen. Sure to captivate readers of all ages, this powerful combination of poetry and artwork will bring each season to life--year after year.
 

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SWING AROUND THE SUN

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

This collection of seasonal poetry by the late Esbensen (The Night Rainbow, not reviewed, etc.) was previously published in the '60s in a slightly longer length with black and white illustrations ... Read full review

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Cover
Title Page
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
About the Artists
Barbara Juster Esbensen
Note from the Publisher
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Stephen Gammell is the winner of the Caldecott Medal for his drawings in Song and Dance Man by Karen Ackerman. His art in Where the Buffaloes Begin by Olaf Baker earned him a Caldecott Honor award, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, and a New York Times Best Illustrated Books award. Other books he has illustrated include Will's Mammoth by Rafe Martin, andDancing Teepees: Poems of American Indian Youth by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve.

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