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John Henry: An American Legend
     

John Henry: An American Legend

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by Ezra Jack Keats, Anne Schwartz (Editor), Ezra Jack Keats (Illustrator)
 

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Illus. in full color. The Caldecott Medalist's powerful classic is now reissued in a handsome paperback edition, as well as a library edition.

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Illus. in full color. The Caldecott Medalist's powerful classic is now reissued in a handsome paperback edition, as well as a library edition.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Collage art and folk literature combine seamlessly in this work by the Newbery Medalist. Ages 4-8. (May)
From the Publisher
"The heroic figure of John Henry is captured in a simple rhythmic picture book. Dramatic pictures with large bold figures express the feeling of this tall tale."—(starred) School Library Journal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780394990521
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
05/12/1987
Series:
Knopf Children's Paperbacks Ser.
Pages:
32
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
March 11, 1916
Date of Death:
May 6, 1983
Place of Birth:
Brooklyn, New York
Place of Death:
New York, New York
Education:
Thomas Jefferson High School, New York City

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