Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea

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Product Details

Price
$7.99
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
9.71 X 8.67 X 0.17 inches | 0.33 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780064434393

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About the Author

Joyce Carol Thomas is an internationally renowned author who received the National Book Award for her first novel, Marked By Fire, and a Coretta Scott King Honor for The Blacker the Berry and for her first picture book, Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea. Her picture book I Have Heard of a Land received a Coretta Scott King Honor and an IRA/CBC Teachers' Choice Award and was an ALA Notable Book. Her other titles include The Gospel Cinderella, Crowning Glory, Gingerbread Days, and A Gathering of Flowers. Ms. Thomas lives in Berkeley, California.

Floyd Cooper received a Coretta Scott King Award for his illustrations in The Blacker the Berry and a Coretta Scott King Honor for Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea and I Have Heard of a Land. Born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Mr. Cooper received a degree in fine arts from the University of Oklahoma and, after graduating, worked as an artist for a major greeting card company. In 1984, he came to New York City to pursue a career as an illustrator of books, and he now lives in Easton, Pennsylvania, with his wife and children.

Reviews

"A must." (Pointer rview)"--The Kirkus Reviews""National Book Award winner Thomas celebrates the beauty and heritage of African Americans in a lyrical collection of poems....Cooper's handsome paintings...help emphasize the warmth and love that imbue the book.""-- Publishers Weekly"