The Dream Keeper: And Other Poems (Paperback)

By Langston Hughes, Brian Pinkney (Illustrator)
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Description


Illus. in black-and-white. This classic collection of poetry is available in a handsome new gift edition that includes seven additional poems written after The Dream Keeper was first published. In a larger format, featuring Brian Pinkney's scratchboard art on every spread, Hughes's inspirational message to young people is as relevant today as it was in 1932.

About the Author


Born in Joplin, Missouri, in 1902, the O Henry of Harlem, moved all over the country and settled eventually in New York City. He was a prolific writer, best known for his novels, plays and columns and one of the earliest innovators of jazz poetry.

BRIAN PINKNEY is a celebrated picture-book illustrator who has won two Caldecott Honors. His many professional tributes also include the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award and three Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honors. He has collaborated with his wife, author Andrea Davis Pinkney, on several picture books including Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra and Sleeping Cutie. The Pinkneys live in Brooklyn, New York.

Praise For…


"There's no better way to show kids what poetry is about than to share this collection."--Booklist.  

Product Details
ISBN: 9780679883470
ISBN-10: 0679883479
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Publication Date: December 3rd, 1996
Pages: 83
Language: English