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A never-before-published poem for children by the Nobel laureate

In the beginning there were just waves

hammering at the obstacles . . .

So begins a lovely, thought-provoking poem that Joseph Brodsky wrote in 1995. It is about the first discoverers of America — fish, birds, then man. But it is also about a land that even today is full of secrets waiting to be discovered. Illustrated in collage and gouache by Vladimir Radunsky, this poem is, finally, a celebration of our world — a world open to possibilities.

Synopsis:

In a celebration of the world, the Nobel laureate's previously unpublished poem tells about the first discoverers of America--fish, birds, then man. Full color.

Synopsis:

A poem for children by the Nobel laureate muses on the past discoverers of America-fish, birds, then man-as well as future discoverers. Illustrated in gouache and collage, the poem is ultimately a celebration of a world open to possibilities.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374317935
ill.:
Radunsky, Vladimir
Author:
Radunsky, Vladimir
Author:
Brodsky, Joseph
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Location:
New York :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
America
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Poetry - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Poetry / Plays
Subject:
Children's poetry, American
Subject:
Brodsky, joseph, 1940-1996
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
GTR-461
Publication Date:
19991006
Binding:
HC
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
24
Dimensions:
11.36x8.36x.55 in. .76 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , In a celebration of the world, the Nobel laureate's previously unpublished poem tells about the first discoverers of America--fish, birds, then man. Full color.
"Synopsis" by ,
A poem for children by the Nobel laureate muses on the past discoverers of America-fish, birds, then man-as well as future discoverers. Illustrated in gouache and collage, the poem is ultimately a celebration of a world open to possibilities.
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