Denize Lauture Father and Son

ISBN 13: 9780399251627

Father and Son

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9780399251627: Father and Son

Father and son
Hand in hand
Up on the road
In the sun

This profound poem, chronicling the special bond between a father and son, is perfectly complimented by the lush, exquisite illustrations of worldrenowned Gullah painter Jonathan Green. With beautiful simplicity, Father and Son is just right for its new board book format?a perfect gift for any father or son.

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About the Author:

Deniz‚ Lauture lives in the Bronx, New York.

Jonathan Green lives in Naples, Florida.

From School Library Journal:

PreSchool-Grade 2-- A picture book about an intergenerational male relationship. The text is a free verse poem of 39 lines, some only one word in length, listing activities shared by a black father and son. The lines are held in page-size narrow rectangles of sky and grass colors. Page-filling paintings on the right glow with primary and secondary colors of high brilliance. Brush strokes often reveal the texture of the canvas below. Together, the father and son enjoy a dozen or so activities in common: reading ("the mind of one/ sparking/ the mind of the other"), carrying wood, flying kites, singing in church, gathering fruit. The pictures include scenes from the illustrator's Gullah heritage. They are strong and attractive, although a point of confusion is introduced when Green describes, in a note, the sweet potato huts as cylindrical, and then paints them as cones. Nevertheless, this is a very creditable work to use alongside such titles as Zolotow's A Father Like That (HarperCollins, 1971) in looking at cultural role models. --Ruth Semrau, Lovejoy School, Allen, TX
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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