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- DescriptionA book of poetry to be shared and enjoyed--by young and old alike--by one of the grand masters of American poetry. From Daybreak to Good Night is a collection of enduring poems by celebrated American poet Carl Sandburg that are perfect for a young audience. The poems and illustrations work together, following a group of children through the day as they enjoy and participate in Sandburg's poetry.
- Author BiographyAuthor and poet Carl Sandburg was born in 1878. He worked many jobs before becoming a writer: delivering milk, laying bricks, threshing wheat, and shining shoes. After marrying in 1908, he moved to Illinois and took up journalism as a reporter for the Chicago Daily News. Rootabaga Stories (1922) was his first book for children. During his career Sandburg won two Pulitzer Prizes: in 1940 for Abraham Lincoln: The War Years and in 1951 for his Complete Poems. Sandburg died at his home in North Carolina in 1967. Lynn Smith-Ary has worked as an artist and animation filmmaker for over thirty years. Her films have won many awards, including a Genie for Pearl's Diner and first prizes in Columbus, Ohio, and Bombay for Sandburg's Arithmetic. This film, based on the poem Arithmetic by Carl Sandburg, reflects Lynn's long-standing admiration for this great poet's writing. Lynn resides in Montreal.
- Author(s)Carl Sandburg
- PublisherAnnick Press Ltd
- Date of Publication01/09/2001
- SubjectChildren's General Non-Fiction
- Place of PublicationOntario
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintAnnick Press Ltd
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight299 g
- Width210 mm
- Height267 mm
- Spine8 mm
- Illustrator(s)Lynn Smith-Ary
- Format DetailsPicture book
- Interest AgeFrom 7
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