In Flanders Fields: The Story Of The Poem By John Mccrae by Linda Granfield

In Flanders Fields: The Story Of The Poem By John Mccrae

byLinda GranfieldIllustratorJanet Wilson

Paperback | September 1, 1997

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The lines of the celebrated poem are interwoven with fascinating information about the First World War, details of daily life in the trenches, accounts of McCrae's experience in his field hospital, and the circumstances that led to the writing of "In Flanders Fields."

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Linda Granfield is the author of 20 nonfiction titles including Where Poppies Grow which was awarded the Children's Literature Roundtables of Canada Information Book Award and In Flanders Fields. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.Janet Wilsonis the award-winning author and illustrator of over fifty books for young people. Inspired by the p...
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Title:In Flanders Fields: The Story Of The Poem By John MccraeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:30 pages, 11 × 9 × 0.13 inPublished:September 1, 1997Publisher:Fitzhenry & WhitesideLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0773759255

ISBN - 13:9780773759251

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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"In Flanders fields where poppies blow between the crosses, row on row..." These are the words from the famous poem by John McCrae. In Flanders Fields is the story of the poem. Starting in the trenches of Ypres in 1915, the story is interwoven with fascinating information about the First World War. Details of life in the trenches and a description of the tragic circumstances that led to the writing of the poem are accented with evocative paintings by Janet Wilson.