Lullaby (For a Black Mother)

By Langston Hughes; Sean Qualls (Illustrator)
(Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780547362656, 32pp.)

Publication Date: March 19, 2013

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Description

This beloved poem by Langston Hughes, in picture-book form for the first time and illustrated by the award-winning Sean Qualls, is an irresistible celebration of poetry and the love between mother and baby.




About the Author

Langston Hughes penned many well-known poems, such as "The Negro Speaks of Rivers," "I, Too, Sing America," and "The Dream Keeper." A renowned contributor to New York City's Harlem Renaissance, he died in 1967.




Praise For Lullaby (For a Black Mother)

"Hughes' classic lullaby gets a loving lift with Quall's graceful artwork."
Booklist

"A wonderful celebration of both love and poetry."
School Library Journal

"A quiet but welcome introduction to the writer's work for the very young."
Publishers Weekly

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