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Over the River and Through the Wood: A Thanksgiving Poem

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Synopses & Reviews

Synopsis:

"Recalling a simpler time, this book captures the poem's sense of excitement and celebration. Readers who join the family en route to Grandfather's house will observe many details about life in the 19th century. . . . Manson's woodcuts, painted in the colors of a snowy evening, lovingly depict the wintry countryside".--"School Library Journal". Full-color illustrations.

About the Author

Lydia Marie Child (1802-1880) was a celebrated American author, abolitionist, and women's rights activist. Born in Medford, MA, her grandfather's house still stands near the Mystic River as a tangible reminder of her most memorable poem.
Christopher Manson is a well-known author/illustrator who undertakes extensive research for his books. For Over the River and Through the Wood he reviewed Currier and Ives prints and Victorian patterns. He currently resides in Rockville, Maryland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781558589599
ill.:
Manson, Christopher
Author:
Manson, Christopher
Author:
Child, Lydia Maria Francis
Author:
Manson, C.
Author:
Child, Lydia Marie
Author:
Child, L.
Publisher:
NorthSouth (NY)
Location:
New York
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Thanksgiving day
Subject:
Songbooks
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Thanksgiving
Subject:
Children's poetry, American
Subject:
Songs
Subject:
Children's songs
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Thanksgiving
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Number:
1st paperback ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Series Volume:
no. 97-114
Publication Date:
19980831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.98x8.18x.13 in. .39 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

Related Subjects

Children's » General
Children's » Holidays » Thanksgiving
Children's » Poetry » General
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Over the River and Through the Wood: A Thanksgiving Poem
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Product details 32 pages North-South Books - English 9781558589599 Reviews:
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"Recalling a simpler time, this book captures the poem's sense of excitement and celebration. Readers who join the family en route to Grandfather's house will observe many details about life in the 19th century. . . . Manson's woodcuts, painted in the colors of a snowy evening, lovingly depict the wintry countryside".--"School Library Journal". Full-color illustrations.
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