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Under the Sunday Tree

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'Too special for just once-a-week reading, Eloise Greenfield's 20 exuberant poems are matched by the bright colors of Mr. Amos Ferguson's life-filled paintings. His native Caribbean glows as vividly in the words as in the full-page primitive pictures. . . . A perfect collaboration between two master imagemakers." 'SLJ.

1988 Coretta Scott King Award Honor Book for Illustration Notable Children's Books of 1988 (ALA)
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Overview

'Too special for just once-a-week reading, Eloise Greenfield's 20 exuberant poems are matched by the bright colors of Mr. Amos Ferguson's life-filled paintings. His native Caribbean glows as vividly in the words as in the full-page primitive pictures. . . . A perfect collaboration between two master imagemakers." 'SLJ.

1988 Coretta Scott King Award Honor Book for Illustration Notable Children's Books of 1988 (ALA)
Children's Books of 1989 (Library of Congress)

A collection of poems and paintings evoke life in the Bahamas.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780064432573
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/28/1991
  • Series: Trophy Picture Bks.
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 959,234
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.81 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Eloise Greenfield is the author of an illustrious list of books for young people, including The Friendly Four, a Texas 2x2 Reading List book; In the Land of Words, an NCTE Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts; and How They Got Over: African Americans and the Call of the Sea, winner of a Bank Street Children's Book Award—all illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist. She is a recipient of the Virginia Hamilton Literary Award; the Coretta Scott King Author Award; the Award of Excellence from the Washington, D.C., branch of the National Writing Project; the Milner Award; the Hope S. Dean Award from the Foundation for Children's Literature; and the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. Ms. Greenfield lives in Washington, D.C.

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