The Edmund Fitzgerald: The Song Of The Bell

byKathy-jo WarginIllustratorGijsbert Van Frankenhuyzen

October 13, 2003|
The Edmund Fitzgerald: The Song Of The Bell by Kathy-jo Wargin
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Leaving port from Superior, Wisconsin on a sunny November day, the crew of the Edmund Fitzgerald is looking forward to a routine crossing of deep Lake Superior. Heading for a port in Cleveland, the giant transport ship is loaded with ore that will be used to build cars. But disaster is building in the wind as a gale storm begins to track after the great ship. This suspenseful retelling of the last hours of the doomed vessel pays homage to all sailors who traverse deep waters, in fair skies and foul. Atmospheric paintings from award-winning artist Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen bring the story to life.The author of the best-selling books The Legend of Sleeping Bear and The Legend of Mackinac Island, Kathy-jo Wargin aims to help young readers notice the most intricate details of a story by adding the nuances that create magic and wonder in a good tale. She lives in the woods of northern Michigan with her family. The Edmund Fitzgerald is her 10th book with Sleeping Bear Press. Born in the Netherlands, Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen, or "Nick" as he prefers to be known, studied at the Royal Academy of Arts in Holland. He immigrated to the United States in 1976. The Edmund Fitzgerald is Nick''s 13th children''s book with Sleeping Bear Press. The Legend of Sleeping Bear was Nick''s first book and has sold more than 200,000 copies.
Kathy-jo Wargin is the author of more than 45 books and has earned national acclaim through award-winning children''s classics such as Michigan''s official state book, The Legend of Sleeping Bear, Children''s Choice Award winner The Legend of the Loon, The Edmund Fitzgerald: Song of the Bell, and many others. Kathy-jo enjoys writing ab...
Title:The Edmund Fitzgerald: The Song Of The Bell
Product dimensions:40 pages, 11.3 X 9.3 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:40 pages, 11.3 X 9.3 X 0.5 in
Published:October 13, 2003
Publisher:Cherry Lake Publishing
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781585361267

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