Synopses & Reviews
Like a tiny bird in a big city, Frida Kahlo feels lost and lonely when she arrives in San Francisco with her husband, the famous artist Diego Rivera. It is the first time she has left her home in Mexico. And Frida wants to be a painter too.
But as Frida begins to explore San Francisco on her own, she discovers more than the beauty, diversity, and exuberance of America. She finds the inspiration she needs to become one of the most celebrated artists of all time.
Me, Frida is an exhilarating true story that encourages children to believe in themselves so they can make their own dreams soar.
That simple statement has been inspiring people around the world since 1955, when it was
Penned by songwriters Jackson and Miller in 1955, this beloved song is now available for the first time as a picture book, illustrated by a Caldecott Medalist and featuring symbols of peace from 12 different regions of the world. It includes an audio CD featuring a previously unreleased recording of the song. Full color.
Let There Be Peace on Earth and Let It Begin with M
These cherished words have sounded a call for peace the world over since 1955. The song of the same name has echoed through schools and churches, community centers and summer camps, the White House, and meetings of the United Nations. It has touched hearts from South Africa to New Zealand, from Russia to Japan. "Let There Be Peace on Earth" has been recorded and performed by countless singers including Nat King Cole, Gladys Knight, Vince Gill, and many more.
Now available for the first time as a picture book, Jill Jackson and Sy Miller's lyrics have been beautifully interpreted by Caldecott Medal-winning artist David Diaz. Diaz's luminous illustrations, featuring peace symbols from many cultures, and a 12-track audio CD introduce this beloved song and its valuable message to a new generation.