The President Sang Amazing Grace

Zoe Mulford (Author) Jeff Scher (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$18.95  $17.43
Publisher
Cameron Kids
Publish Date
September 24, 2019
Pages
40
Dimensions
10.2 X 12.1 X 0.6 inches | 1.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781944903848

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About the Author

Zoe Mulford is a singer/songwriter. She is based in Philadelphia and Manchester, UK. Jeff Scher is an Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, animator, and painter whose work is in the collections of major museums. He resides in New York City.

Reviews

"Following the 2015 shooting that killed nine African-American people at a Charleston, S.C. prayer service, President Obama read a eulogy before leading those gathered in song. When Mulford, a singer-songwriter, heard the president sing "Amazing Grace," she wrote a song about the shooting and aftermath that was recorded by folk artist Joan Baez and animated by Jeff Scher. Adapted into a picture book, Mulford's sensitive lyrics ("But no words could say/ what must be said/ for all the living/ and the dead") accompany Scher's wash renderings. . . . The title may well serve as a conversation starter . . . in discussions with children about tragic events. Back matter includes factual information about the massacre and biographies of the Emanuel Nine."--Publishers Weekly