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Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poemby Steve Johnson
Synopses & Reviews
In this beautiful, deeply moving poem, Maya Angelou inspires us to embrace the peace and promise of Christmas, so that hope and love can once again light up our holidays and the world. Angels andMortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, look heavenward, she writes, and speak the word aloud. Peace.
Read by the poet at the lighting of the National Christmas Tree at theWhite House on December 1, 2005, Maya Angelou's celebration of the Glad Season is a radiant affirmation of the goodness of life and a beautiful holiday gift for people of allfaiths.
From the Hardcover edition.
Highlighting the promise of peace, this beautifully illustrated picture book unites families of different faiths and cultural backgrounds in a charming celebration of Christmas and the loving spirit of the season. 50,000 first printing.
A Christmas poem celebrates the goodness of life, the value of peace, and the spirit of the season for those of all faiths.
About the Author
Maya Angelou is a poet, writer, performer, teacher, and director. In addition to her bestselling autobiographies, which began with I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, she has also written five poetry collections, a cookbook, and the celebrated poem “On the Pulse of Morning,” which she read at the inauguration of President William Jefferson Clinton. She lives in North Carolina.
Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher have collaborated on many award-winning and New York Times bestselling picture books, including My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss, New York’s Bravest by Mary Pope Osborne, The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams, The Cheese by Margie Palatini, The Boy on Fairfield Street by Kathleen Krull, and Star Climbing.
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