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This Land Is Your Land

Woody Guthrie, Kathy Jakobsen (Illustrator)

Hardcover

List Price: 18.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (9/1/1998)

Description

An illustrated version of the classic Woody Guthrie folk song, perfect for a family singalongs!

Since its debut in the 1940s, Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land" has become one of the best-loved and most timely folk songs in America, inspiring activism and patriotism for all. This classic ballad is now brought to life in a richly illustrated edition for the whole family to share. Kathy Jakobsen's detailed paintings, which invite readers on a journey across the country, create an unforgettable portrait of our diverse land and the people who live it.


Praise For This Land Is Your Land

Praise for This Land is Your Land:

"This beautiful homage to America and to a favorite folksinger is sure to be a family treasure."
Publishers Weekly

"An ambitious tribute to a popular song that will live as long as the American spirit."
New York Times Book Review

"This beautifully designed book belongs in every school as a part of our musical history, as a tribute to the Dust Bowl era and the political activism that music can reinforce and encourage, and as an elegant example of picture book art."
Children's Literature

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9780316458054, 42pp.

Publication Date: March 3, 2020



About the Author

Woody Guthrie (1912-1967) wrote more than a thousand folk songs, with "This Land is Your Land" being the most famous of all. His activism and musical legacy endures today as countless fans continue to listen to and discover his popular songs.

Kathy Jakobsen is one of America's premiere folk artists and the creator of the acclaimed picture books My New York and My Washington, DC, and the illustrator of Johnny Appleseed. She lives in Florida.