Brother Sun, Sister Moon: Saint Francis of Assisi's Canticle of the Creatures (Hardcover)

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By Katherine Paterson (Editor), Pamela Dalton (Illustrator)
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Description


In Brother Sun, Sister Moon, award-winning author Katherine Paterson re-imagines a hymn of praise originally written by Saint Francis of Assisi in 1224. Illuminated with the exquisite illustrations of cut-paper artist Pamela Dalton, this picture book offers a stunningly beautiful tribute to nature.

About the Author


Katherine Paterson is a two-time Newbery Medal winner, a two-time National Book Award winner, and the 2010-11 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. She lives in Barre, Vermont.

Pamela Dalton is a master of scherenschnitte, the art of papercutting. Her artwork has enthralled collectors worldwide for more than two decades. She lives in Ghent, New York, where her home and studio overlook a biodynamic farm and a school community. This is her first book.

Praise For…


"An inspiring modern classic." - Booklist Starred Review

"The combination of her polished poetic text and Ms. Dalton's glorious illustrations reach a sublime height." - New York Journal of Books

"Gorgeous" - School Library Journal Starred Review

Product Details
ISBN: 9780811877343
ISBN-10: 0811877345
Publisher: Chronicle Books (CA)
Publication Date: June 2011
Pages: 36
Language: English