The Star-Spangled Banner
(Dragonfly Books Feb. 1, 1992)
, Reprint edition
A book for every patriotic American kid!
Never before has the riveting American saga of "The Star-Spangled Banner" been so beautifully and thoroughly presented. This info-packed story of our national anthem includes:
★ Illustrated lyrics
★ The fascinating history of the War of 1812 and the battle that inspired Francis Scott Key to pen the words
★ Musical notation
★ Historical images
★ A reproduction of Key's original manuscript
Caldecott Medalist Peter Spier's magnificent tribute takes readers from our anthem's turbulent origins at the Battle of Baltimore through the flag's significance in modern-day America. It's a must-have for every American family's library.
★ A Bank Street Book of the Year
★ An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists
"Spier . . . is one of our finest creators of children's books alive."—The New York Times Book Review
"Beautifully illustrated by the award-winning artist."—Publishers Weekly
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- 0440406978 / 9780440406976
- 8.8 oz.
- 8.8 x 0.2