Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People

Monica Brown (Author) Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Henry Holt & Company
Publish Date
March 29, 2011
Pages
32
Dimensions
9.02 X 0.36 X 11.11 inches | 0.86 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780805091984

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About the Author

Monica Brown is the author of several bilingual books for children inspired by her Peruvian-American heritage. She is a recipient of the Amรฉricas Award for Children's Literature and a professor of English at Northern Arizona University. Julie Paschkis has illustrated many award-winning books, including Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal: A Worldwide Cinderella by Paul Fleischman and Through Georgia's Eyes by Rachel Rodrรญguez. For Pablo Neruda, Julie traveled to Chile to see Neruda's home and the people that inspired him.

Reviews

"A visual and thematic stunner." --Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

"Brown and Paschkis paint a compelling portrait of a man who saw the world as a joyful, complex, and beautiful poem waiting to be unveiled." --Publishers Weekly

"Brown's succinct lines read like a poem themselves, and they emphasize the infinite places writers find inspiration, from seashores to coal mines to the faces of people they love." --Booklist

"Impassioned (story)telling combine with Paschkis's vibrant, decorative style for a book high in child appeal." --School Library Journal

"It all adds up to an intriguing taste of Neruda's themes and concerns, winningly dramatized in the splendor of Paschkis's illustrations." --Horn Book Magazine