Earth Magic

byDionne BrandIllustratorEugenie Fernandes

February 11, 2020|
Earth Magic by Dionne Brand
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Inspired by her childhood in Trinidad, acclaimed poet and writer Dionne Brand conjures the world of the Caribbean in her first book of poetry for children. The sounds and smells of market day, the blazing sun, the joyful beat of much-awaited rain and a girl who dares to do better. These are just some of the stories and characters brought into focus in this captivating collection of poems. Originally published in 1979, these poems are an eloquent, unsparing tribute to the lives of the Caribbean people and the power of nature. Simple chants and schoolyard skipping songs alongside more sophisticated poems reveal a place of beauty and hardship where life moves in harmony with the elements. With vibrant collage paintings and poignant line drawings by Eugenie Fernandes, Earth Magic will cast a spell over readers of all ages.
Acclaimed poet and novelist Dionne Brand was born in Trinidad and moved to Canada in the early 1970s. Her work has won both the Governor General''s Award for Poetry and the Trillium Award for Literature. Originally published in 1979, Earth Magic was her first book of poetry for children.Eugenie Fernandes is an award-winning picture boo...
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Title:Earth Magic
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:32 pages, 8.75 X 6.35 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 8.75 X 6.35 X 0.68 in
Published:February 11, 2020
Publisher:Kids Can Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:10
ISBN - 13:9781525304583

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