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The Cremation of Sam McGee [PDF]

by Robert W. Service
In 1986 Kids Can Press published an edition of Robert Service's "The Cremation of Sam McGee" illustrated by painter Ted Harrison, who used his signature broad brushstrokes and unconventional choice of color to bring this gritty narrative poem to life. Evoking both the spare beauty and the mournful solitude of the Yukon landscape, Harrison's paintings proved the perfect match for Service's masterpiece about a doomed prospector adrift in a harsh land. Harrison's Illustrator's Notes on each page enhanced both poem and illustrations by adding valuable historical background. Upon its original publication, many recognized the book as an innovative approach to illustrating poetry for children. For years The Cremation of Sam McGee has stood out as a publishing landmark, losing none of its appeal both as a read-aloud and as a work of art. Kids Can Press proudly publishes this deluxe hardcover twentieth anniversary edition — complete with a spot-varnished cover, new cover art and heavy coated stock — of a book that remains as entrancing as a night sky alive with the vibrant glow of the Northern Lights.
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eBook formatHardcover, (torrent)En
Author
PublisherKids Can Press
File size3.4 Mb
GanrePoetry
Release date 01.07.2006
ISBN9781554530922
Pages count32
Book rating4.34 (498 votes)
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1. Persia Emily | 14.10.2016 17:33

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Thank you! Great book!

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