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Norman Rockwelland#8217;s Spirit of America is an original collection of Rockwell paintings accompanied by classic American poems, stories, and songs that showcase the true spirit of America. In the tradition of the bestselling Norman Rockwelland#8217;s Christmas Book, this compilation features Rockwelland#8217;s beloved illustrations of American towns, families, and more, all culled from the extensive Rockwell archive. Alongside the timeless images are works from beloved writers such as Mark Twain, O. Henry, and Laura Ingalls Wilder. This collection also features lyrics and music for songs such as the and#8220;Star-Spangled Bannerand#8221; and and#8220;My Country, and#8217;Tis of Thee,and#8221; as well as recipes for a classic Thanksgiving dinner. The perfect gift for any Rockwell fan, young or old, this book includes eight ready-to-frame, limited-edition prints.

Praise for Norman Rockwell's Spirit of America:

and#8220;A lovely compendium for anyone whoand#8217;s a fan of Normal Rockwell, American history, literature, and music.and#8221; and#8212;BookPage

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In the tradition of the bestselling Norman Rockwelland#8217;s Christmas Book and Norman Rockwelland#8217;s Spirit of America, this third book in Abramsand#8217; Norman Rockwell series will focus on and#8220;dear oland#8217; Dad.and#8221; Like the previous books in the series, it pairs Rockwelland#8217;s illustrations with songs, poetry, short stories, and excerpts from novels, all of which convey the spirit of fatherhood. Additionally, it will contain a chapter on the quintessential pastimes enjoyed by fathers and their children, including playing catch, skipping stones, flying kites, and fishing, as well as easy-to-follow instructions that make these hobbies accessible for any dad. Norman Rockwelland#8217;s Treasury for Fathers will not only be a perfect Fatherand#8217;s Day gift, but also a great gift for Rockwell fans at any time of year.

About the Author

Norman Rockwell (1894and#8211;1978) was a 20th-century American painter known for his illustrations of everyday life. His most famous works were created for the Saturday Evening Post magazine, including Rosie the Riveter, Saying Grace, and the Four Freedoms series. The Norman Rockwell Museum holds more than 574 paintings and drawings by the artist, and is located in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, where Rockwell spent the last 25 years of his life.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781419700651
Author:
Homer, Susan
Publisher:
ABRAMS
Author:
Norman Rockwell Family Agency Inc.
Author:
Rockwell, Norman
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Subject:
American
Edition Description:
Hardcover w/Dust Jacket
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 color and 50 black-and-white illustr
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
11 x 8.75 in
Age Level:
up to 99

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In the tradition of the bestselling Norman Rockwelland#8217;s Christmas Book and Norman Rockwelland#8217;s Spirit of America, this third book in Abramsand#8217; Norman Rockwell series will focus on and#8220;dear oland#8217; Dad.and#8221; Like the previous books in the series, it pairs Rockwelland#8217;s illustrations with songs, poetry, short stories, and excerpts from novels, all of which convey the spirit of fatherhood. Additionally, it will contain a chapter on the quintessential pastimes enjoyed by fathers and their children, including playing catch, skipping stones, flying kites, and fishing, as well as easy-to-follow instructions that make these hobbies accessible for any dad. Norman Rockwelland#8217;s Treasury for Fathers will not only be a perfect Fatherand#8217;s Day gift, but also a great gift for Rockwell fans at any time of year.
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