Where Have the Unicorns Gone?

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Dec 1, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Long ago unicorns lived in a haven of sun-dappled glades and flower-filled dells. But as civilization spread over the ages -- with its fierce knights, its chugging trains, its thick smogs -- unicorns had to find a new sanctuary. But where?
Jane Yolen finds a magical answer in the traditional unicorn myth. Her rhythmic, rhymed text is irresistible to read aloud. And Ruth Sanderson's brilliant artwork gives unicorns a bold reality in everything from ancient cave paintings to their secret, present-day home. After reading this tribute to the mystical, mysterious unicorn, children will enjoy looking for these elusive creatures in the world around them.

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User Review  - SDando - LibraryThing

This book had a nice rhythm to the text. The more sophisticated vocabulary might be tricky for some readers, but it added to the sense of unicorns being creatures from a long time ago. I also liked ... Read full review

beautiful illustrations and text

User Review  - myth49 - Overstock.com

I just bought this because a friend likes unicorns. But I looked through it and the story is written as a poem and is really nice. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Jane Yolen is an award-winning author who has written more than 200 books for children, including the bestseller How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? and the 1988 Caldecott Medal winner Owl Moon. She is known for her beautiful poetry and has even been called “the Hans Christian Anderson of America” (Newsweek). She lives in Hatfield, Massachusetts. Visit her at JaneYolen.com.

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