Swing Around the Sun

Swing Around the Sun

By Barbara Juster Esbensen; Cheng-Khee Chee (Illustrator); Stephen Gammell (Illustrator)

Lerner Publishing Group, Hardcover, 9780876141434, 1pp.

Publication Date: January 2003

Four renowned children's book artists--Cheng-Khee Chee, illustrator of Old Turtle; Janice Lee Porter, illustrator of Hope; Mary GrandPre, illustrator of the U.S. editions of the Harry Potter series; and Stephen Gammell, winner of the Caldecott Medal for Song and Dance Man--join to depict the beauty of the four seasons in this new edition of the poetry collection Swing around the Sun, originally published in 1965 by Barbara Juster Esbensen. Sure to captivate readers of all ages, this powerful combination of poetry and artwork will bring each season to life--year after year.

About the Author
Barbara Juster Esbensen was the author of many popular fiction and nonfiction picture books, including Baby Whales Drink Milk, another Lets-Read-and-Find-Out Science title.

Holly Keller has illustrated numerous picture books, such as Nola Bucks Morning in the Meadow, and the Lets-Read-and-Find-Out Science title Lets Go Rock Collecting by Roma Gans. She lives in West Redding, CT.

Chee, a signature member of the American Watercolor Society, has exhibited his works throughout the United States and China. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota.

Stephen Gammell is the beloved illustrator of more than fifty books for children, including "Song and Dance Man" by Karen Ackerman, which received the Caldecott Medal, and two Caldecott Honor Books: "The Relatives Came" by Cynthia Rylant, "Where the Buffaloes Begin" by Olaf Baker, and "The Secret Science Project That Almost Ate Our School "by Judy Sierra. Mr. Gammell lives with his wife, Linda, in St. Paul, Minnesota.