A sumptuous rendering of the American national anthem traces the history of the War of 1812 and the battle that inspired Francis Scott Key's poem, sharing accompanying musical notations, archival photographs and a reproduction of Key's original manuscript. By the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of Noah's Ark. Simultaneous eBook.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Due to careful research, Spier's artwork depicts "the dawn's early light" and "the rocket's red glare" with remarkable authenticity and detail in this celebratory book. Among the highlights: a brief history of the anthem, a reproduction of Francis Scott Key's original manuscript, music for guitar and piano chords and many photographs.
A Child Study Children's Book Committee: Children's Book of the Year, An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists.About the Author:
On his arrival in the United States in 1952, PETER SPIER became one of this country's most popular and renowned illustrators. His books, acclaimed by critics and readers alike, have won numerous awards and honors: Noah's Ark won the Caldecott Medal and The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night was a Caldecott Honor Book. People was awarded the Christopher Medal and was also nominated for an American Book Award and received the National Mass Media Award from the National Conference of Christians and Jews for "outstanding contributions to better human relations and the cause of brotherhood." Mr. Spier was born and educated in Amsterdam. Before coming to the United States he served in the Royal Dutch Navy. He illustrated over one hundred books, and his work can be found in museums and private collections across the country. In addition to illustrating and writing, Mr. Spier was an avid and celebrated builder of model ships. Peter Spier died in 2017, at the age of 89.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Doubleday Books 2014-05-27, 2014. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Library Binding. Publisher overstock, may contain remainder mark on edge. Bookseller Inventory # 9780375972096B
Book Description Doubleday Books for Young Readers. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. New, unread, and unused. Bookseller Inventory # ABS-1133-1106
Book Description Doubleday Books for Young Readers, 2014. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0375972099
Book Description Doubleday Books for Young Read, 2014. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110375972099
Book Description Doubleday, 2014. Library Binding. Book Condition: Brand New. reissue edition. 56 pages. 12.50x8.50x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0375972099
Book Description Random House Children's Books. Book Condition: New. pp. 56. Bookseller Inventory # 53972240