Sail Away

Sail Away

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Baker & Taylor
Presents a selection of poems about the sea by the African American poet, celebrating waves, fishes, ships, the sea wind, and mermaids.

Baker
& Taylor

A celebration of the wild sea's creative potential combines Langston Hughes' "Seascape," "Sea Charm" and other classic poems with cut-paper collage illustrations by a multiple Coretta Scott King Award-winning artist.

Simon and Schuster
A celebration of mermaids, wildernesses of waves, and the creatures of the deep through poems by Langston Hughes and cut-paper collage illustrations by multiple Coretta Scott King Award–winner Ashley Bryan.

The great African-American poet Langston Hughes penned poem after poem about the majesty of the sea, and the great African-American artist Ashley Bryan, who’s spent more than half his life on a small island, is as drawn to the sea as much as he draws the sea. Their talents combine in this windswept collection of illustrated poems—from “The Negro Speaks of Rivers” to “Seascape,” from “Sea Calm” to “Sea Charm”— that celebrates all things oceanic.

Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781481430852
1481430858
Branch Call Number: j 811.52 H874s, Easy
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Bryan, Ashley

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