America the Beautiful by Katharine Lee Bates, Chris Gall
  

Synopsis

America the Beautiful by Katharine Lee Bates, Chris Gall

From his unique perspective as the great, great grandnephew of 'America the Beautiful' writer, Katharine Lee Bates, Chris Gall transforms this beloved patriotic song into monumental works of art - from purple mountain majesties to gleaming alabaster cities. Honouring his ancestry and national pride, Gall pairs the beautiful lyrics with striking illustrations of notable American images such as Pike's Peak, the Tuskgee Airmen and firefighters raising the American flag at Ground Zero.

Reviews

'Innovative...sophisticated...spirit-lifting' - PW (starred review)'

About the Author

Chris Galls's love for all things American, as well as his desire to honour his familial heritage gave him the inspiration to create America the Beautiful, his first book. He has received over 50 major awards

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: from 5 to 7

Author

Katharine Lee Bates, Chris Gall
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Publisher

Little, Brown Young Readers an imprint of Little, Brown & Company

Publication date

5th August 2010

ISBN

9780316083386


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