Home: A Collaboration of Thirty Authors & Illustrators

Home: A Collaboration of Thirty Authors & Illustrators

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Overview

In this very special anthology of beautifully poetic short stories, thirty distinguished authors and illustrators explore the unique and varied meanings of home. Their touching words and magnificent art affirm the importance—and joy—of having a place to call one’s own.

Culturally diverse, multi-representative, and socially inclusive, this book is nourishment for the young soul.

At a time when displacement and homelessness remain painfully present in our society, this classic anthology is indispensable.

The distinguished contributors to this collection include:

  • Franz Brandenberg
  • Mimi Brodsky
  • Lucille Clifton
  • Virginia Hamilton
  • Jamake Highwater
  • Karla Kuskin
  • Myra Cohn Livingston
  • Liz Rosenberg
  • Cynthia Rylant
  • Jon Scieszka
  • Laurence Yep
  • Jane Yolen
  • Arthur Yorinks
  • Aliki
  • Karen Barbour
  • Pat Cummings
  • Lisa Desimini
  • Leo and Diane Dillon
  • Richard Egielski
  • Sheila Hamanaka
  • James Marshall
  • Jerry Pinkney
  • Vladimir Radunsky
  • James Ransome
  • Aminah Robinson
  • Marc Simont
  • Lane Smith
  • Mary Szilagyi
  • Vera B. Williams

Home can be. . .

playing on the stoop of your building,

sitting in your grandmother’s kitchen,

or hiding under your back porch stairs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780064434706
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 04/26/1996
Series: Trophy Picture Bks.
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 827,513
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.00(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Michael J. Rosen was among those involved in the very first days of Thurber House and he continued to serve as its literary director for twenty years. Michael is the author of some 150 other books—poetry, young-adult novels, anthologies, picture books, cookbooks—for readers of all ages. Most recently, he has published James Thurber's Collected Fables, as well as a hefty monograph, A Mile and a Half of Lines: The Art of James Thurber, that coincides with an exhibition at the Columbus Museum of Art that he’s curated in honor of the Year of Thurber (2019).  He’s also an editor, ceramic artist, illustrator, and companion animal to a cattle dog named Chant. 

www.michaeljrosen.com 

 


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HarperCollins Publishers is a proud supporter of First Book, a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to give children from low-income families the opportunity to read and own their own new books. The primary goal of First Book is to work with existing literacy programs to distribute new books to children who, for economic reasons, have little or no access to books. In this way, First Book effectively leverages the heroic efforts of local tutoring, mentoring, and family literacy organizations as they work to reach children who need help the most. First Book distributes millions of books to hundreds of thousands of children nationwide each year. For more information on First Book, please visit www.firstbook.org.

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