A reformat of this best-selling title into our vertical board book format. This little board book introduces young children to the story of how the words to our national anthem, 'The Star-Spangled Banner,' came to be written, when Francis Scott Key witnessed a battle in the war of 1812 and memorialized it in a moving poem. In addition, toddlers will learn basic 'flag manners.' This board book, here in a fresh size and updated design, will be a wonderful addition to a family's library of patriotic and historical books and easy for little hands to grasp. Ages 2-5.
|Product dimensions:||5.37(w) x 6.25(h) x 0.62(d)|
|Age Range:||2 - 4 Years|
About the Author
Patricia A. Pingry has written dozens of children’s books and edited hundreds more. Among her best-known titles are the perennial bestsellers The Story of Christmas and The Story of Easter. Together these two titles have sold more than 2 million copies. Patricia lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Summary:This book tells the story of how Frances Scott Key watched the Battle of Baltimore in 1814. She sees that the flag is still hanging and is moved to write a poem that will become the national anthem. This book includes the first verse of the ¿Star Spangled Banner¿ and shows why we stand up, remove our hats, and place our hands over our hearts.Personal Reaction:The book was a great way to show why we say the ¿Star Spangled Banner¿. It was colorful and appropriate for young children. Extension Ideas:1.Make United States flags.2.Sing the ¿Star Spangled Banner¿