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Follow the Drinking Gourd free pdf Illus. in full color. "Winter's story begins with a peg-leg sailor who aidsslaves on their escape on the Underground Railroad. While working forplantation owners, Peg Leg Joe teaches the slaves a song about the drinkinggourd (the Big Dipper). A couple, their son, and two others make their escapeby following the song's directions. Rich paintings interpret the strong storyin a clean, primitive style enhanced by bold colors. The rhythmic compositionshave an energetic presence that's compelling. A fine rendering of history inpicturebook format."--(starred) "Booklist. "

About Jeanette Winter

Jeanette Winter has written and illustrated almost 50 books for children, including "Diego, " E"mily Dickinson s Letters to the World, " Th"e Librarian of Basra, Georgia, and Mama." Her art with flat colors and perspectives in the folk art tradition have brought her many honors. She lives in New York City."

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Author : Jeanette Winter
Publisher : Alfred A. Knopf
Data Published : 29 February 1992
ISBN : 0679819975
EAN : 9780679819974
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 48 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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