From Sea to Shining Sea: A Treasury of American Folklore and Folk Songs, Illustrated by Eleven Caldecott Medal and Four Caldecott Honor Book Artists

By: Cohn, Amy L.

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First edition. Half inch tear along top edge of front jacket panel. Name on front free endpaper redacted. 1993 Large Hardcover. xv, 399 pp. This is a wonderful of collection of 140 folktales, songs, poems, and essays features the words of Mark Twain, Virginia Hamilton, Walt Whitman, Stephen Foster, and Woody Guthrie and pays tribute to American folklore. All of the music is arranged for voice, piano, & guitar with lyrics. This sumptuous anthology gathers into its generous embrace a rich mix of cultural heritages, from Native American and African American to Hispanic, Pennsylvania Dutch, Cajun, Jewish, Shaker, Scandinavian and others. The resulting medley of folk songs, folklore, prose and poetry is as lovely as an Appalachian patchwork quilt, with each piece a unique but integral part of the whole.

Title: From Sea to Shining Sea: A Treasury of American Folklore and Folk Songs, Illustrated by Eleven Caldecott Medal and Four Caldecott Honor Book Artists

Author: Cohn, Amy L.

Illustrator: Bang, Molly; Brown, Marcia; Cooney, Barbara; Crews, Donald; Dillon, Leo and Diane; Egielski, Richard; Hyman, Trina Schart; Lobel, Anita; Pinkney, Jerry; Schoenherr, John; Simont, Marc; Van Allsburg, Chris; Wiesner, David; Young, Ed

Categories: American, Folklore & Mythology, Americana, Music, Caldecott Winners,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Scholastic: 1993

ISBN Number: 0590428683

ISBN Number 13: 9780590428682

Binding: Large Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2303272

Keywords: CHILDREN JUVENILE AMERICANA AMERICAN HISTORY FOLKLORE MYTHOLOGY LEGENDS FOLK SONGS MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT,