A River of Words

A River of Words

The Story of William Carlos Williams

Book - 2008
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From the Publisher: A Junior Library Guild Selection. Willie loved to write-words gave him freedom and peace. But he also knew that he needed to earn a living, so when he grew up he went off to medical school and became a doctor-one of the busiest men in town! Yet he never stopped writing. In this picture book biography of poet William Carlos Williams, Jen Bryant's engaging prose and Melissa Sweet's stunning mixed-media illustrations celebrate the amazing man whose poems about ordinary, everyday things will inspire young readers to create poems of their own.
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2008.
ISBN: 9780802853028
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Sweet, Melissa 1956-- Illustrator


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It is no secret to all that know me and follow my blog Miss Kitty Presents, that I have serious crush on illustrator Melissa Sweet. To combine her genius with one of my very favorite poets, William Carlos Williams, makes this a must-have picture book for my home library.

Apr 01, 2015

Quite interesting and enjoyable.


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