This Land Is Your Land (Hardcover)
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9780316458054, 42pp.
Publication Date: March 3, 2020
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Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land" is one of the best-loved 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 dazzlingly detailed paintings invite readers on a journey across the country, creating an unforgettable portrait of our diverse land and the people who live it. It includes the complete lyrics and musical notation, a biographical scrapbook, and fascinating behind-the-scenes stories.
About the Author
Kathy Jakobsen is one of the premier folk artists in the United States. She is the creator of My New York, Johnny Appleseed, and My Washington, DC and her oil paintings have been exhibited across the United States, Europe, and Japan. The American Folk Art Museum called Kathy "one of the best landscape folk painters of the century" in their Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century American Folk Art and Artists. Kathy invites you to visit her online at kathyjakobsen.com.
Praise For This Land Is Your Land…
"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