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The Star-Spangled Banner (Hardback, 1973) - Spier


Wear and torn edges of book cover, particularly at top of spine. Covers, pages and binding in great shape. Nice copy!


Book Overview

A book for every patriotic American kid Never before has the riveting American saga of "The Star-Spangled Banner" been so beautifully and thoroughly presented. This info-packed story of our national anthem includes: Illustrated lyrics The fascinating history of the War of 1812 and the battle that inspired Francis Scott Key to pen the words Musical notation Historical images A reproduction of Key's original manuscript Caldecott Medalist Peter Spier's magnificent tribute takes readers from our anthem's turbulent origins at the Battle of Baltimore through the flag's significance in modern-day America. It's a must-have for every American family's library. A Bank Street Book of the Year An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists "Spier . . . is one of our finest creators of children's books alive."-- The New York Times Book Review "Beautifully illustrated by the award-winning artist."-- Publishers Weekly This description may be from another edition of this product.

The Star-Spangled Banner (Hardback, 1973) - Spier

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