Why War Is Never a Good Idea

By Alice Walker; Stefano Vitale (Illustrator)
(HarperCollins Publishers, Hardcover, 9780060753856, 32pp.)

Publication Date: September 2007

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Description

Though War is Old

It has not

Become wise.

Poet and activist Alice Walker personifies the power and wanton devastation of war in this evocative poem.

Stefano Vitales compelling paintings illustrate this unflinching look at wars destructive nature and unforeseen consequences.




About the Author
Best-selling novelist ALICE WALKER is the author of five other novels, five collections of short stories, six collections of essays, seven volumes of poetry, including the most recent Hard Times Require Furious Dancing, and several children s books. Her books have been translated into more than two dozen languages.

Stefano Vitale's award-winning artwork appears in galleries and exhibitions as well as in such picture books as When the Wind Stops, by Charlotte Zolotow (an ALA Notable Book). Mr. Vitale is a graduate of the University of Southern California and of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. He lives with his family in Venice, Italy.
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