From Daybreak to Good Night: Poems for Childrenby Carl Sandburg, Lynn Smith-Ary
A new edition, newly illustrated with bright, colorful double-page artwork, of the enduring poems of Carl Sandburg (1878-1967). The book captures a pastoral day of observing nature and participating in Sandburg's poems.
- Annick Press, Limited
- Publication date:
- Product dimensions:
- 8.25(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.12(d)
- Age Range:
- 5 - 8 Years
Meet the Author
Author and poet Carl Sandburg was born in 1878. He worked many jobs before becoming a writer: delivering milk, laying bricks, threshing wheat, and shining shoes. After marrying in 1908, he moved to Illinois and took up journalism as a reporter for the Chicago Daily News. Rootabaga Stories (1922) was his first book for children. During his career Sandburg won two Pulitzer Prizes: in 1940 for Abraham Lincoln: The War Years and in 1951 for his Complete Poems. Sandburg died at his home in North Carolina in 1967.
Lynn Smith-Ary has worked as an artist and animation filmmaker for over thirty years. Her films have won many awards, including a Genie for Pearl's Diner and first prizes in Columbus, Ohio, and Bombay for Sandburg's Arithmetic. This film, based on the poem
Arithmetic by Carl Sandburg, reflects Lynn's long-standing admiration for this great poet's writing. Lynn resides in Montreal.
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