"The surrealistic illustrations, which appear to be rendered in pastels, are appealing; the soft edges and warm tones work well with Sandburg's imaginery."--SLJ. "The full-color illustrations are nothing short of breathtaking."--Parents. "...displays the range of everyday topics in which Sandburg found beauty, humor, or pathos....Unfamiliar words are helpfully defined in footnotes...and an introductory biographical essay establishes a context for the poems. Arcella makes a grand debut; his intensely colored sculptural forms, carved from dramatic shadows, have a distinctly '30s look to them...."--Kirkus Reviews. 48 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 10.
"Nothing short of breathtaking." - Parents Magazine"
Series: Poetry for Young People
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 1st April 2008
Publisher: Sterling Juvenile
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 21.59 x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.12