Angel's Kite

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Children's Book Press, 1994 - Bells - 32 pages
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Ever since the church bell disappeared, life in Angel's town just hasn't been the same. People have gotten used to it, but Angel, the young kite maker, can't forget. The bilingual (English/Spanish) story of how a young kite maker mysteriously brings back the missing church bell to his beloved town. Full-color illustrations.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Illustrated with vibrant, intricate collages by a Mexican artist of international reputation, a mystical story about how one man's determined artistic endeavor results in the return of his town's ... Read full review


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Dan Bellm is a writer, editor, and translator. His first book of poetry, ONE HAND ON THE WHEEL, launched the California Poetry Series from Roundhouse Press, and his second, BURIED TREASURE (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 1999), won the Poetry Society of America's Alice Fay DiCastagnola Award and the Cleveland State University Poetry Center Prize. His poems have appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, The Threepenny Review, The Best American Spiritual Writing, and WORD OF MOUTH: AN ANTHOLOGY OF GAY AMERICAN POETRY. He is also a widely published translator of poetry and fiction from Spanish. He co-edited THE PLACE THAT INHABITS US: POEMS OF THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY WATERSHED (Sixteen Rivers Press, 2010). His third book, PRACTICE (Sixteen Rivers Press, 2008) won a 2009 California Book Award and was named one of the Top Ten Poetry Books of 2008 by the Virginia Quarterly Review. He has been awarded poetry residencies at Yaddo and Dorset Colony House, as well as an Artist's Fellowship in Literature from the California Arts Council.

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