Synopses & Reviews
The haunting lullaby from the beloved folk opera "Porgy and Bess" resonates in Wimmer's lush, epic oil paintings of plantation life and a southern family. Includes the musical score for the song.
About the Author
Mike Wimmer has illustrated many books for children, including Home Run: The Story of Babe Ruth by Robert Burleigh, which was named an ALA Notable Children’s Book and was called a “grand slam” in a starred review in Publishers Weekly. He also illustrated Flight: The Journey of Charles Lindbergh by Robert Burleigh, which received the Orbis Pictus Award for nonfiction. He lives in Oklahoma with his family.