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Robert Frost; Illustrated by Ed Young

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Birches beautifully illustrates Frost's celebrated ability to blend observation, imagination, and poetry. Caldecott medalist Ed Young uses his own powers of observation and imagination to create an extraordinary series of paintings that complement and extend the poem.

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Praise for Birches

“The beautifully composed illustrations ... neither overwhelm nor attempt to explicate the superbly stated text; in their own way the paintings parallel the poetic experience.” —The Horn Book -

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Robert Frost; Illustrated by Ed Young

Robert Frost (1874–1963) is this country's best-loved poet. His work epitomizes the American affinity for plain speaking, nature, and the land.

Ed Young was born in China and spent his childhood in Shanghai. The illustrator of many books for children, he has received numerous awards, including a Caldecott Honor. Ed Young lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.

Ted Rand has illustrated many books for children, including Knots on a Counting Rope, Here Are My Hands, and Barn Dance! He and his wife, writer Gloria Rand, live on Mercer Island in Washington State.

Robert Frost

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