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by Chris Raschka

Category: Literature and Fiction
Subcategory: Children
Author: Chris Raschka
ISBN: 0805051430
ISBN13: 978-0805051438
Language: English
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR); 1st edition (March 15, 1998)
Pages: 32
Fb2 eBook: 1415 kb
ePub eBook: 1533 kb
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Simple Gifts: A Shaker Hymn Paperback – Bargain Price, September 15, 2001. What a gorgeously illustrated book of the Shaker hymn. Putting illustrations to each phrase allowed us (kids and adults alike) to savor each bit of this song.

Simple Gifts: A Shaker Hymn Paperback – Bargain Price, September 15, 2001. by. Chris Raschka (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. I love the history of the hymn and the sheet music to it at the end of the book. This is on my short list for gifts for children who love music and for music teachers.

Simple Gifts: A Shaker Hymn Paperback – September 15, 2001. Now the acclaimed and ever-innovative artist Chris Raschka has transformed this treasured Shaker hymn into a lavish picture book. In Raschka's hands an irresistible cat, the bluebird of happiness, a sweet rabbit, a calm turtle, and the flowers that bloom, bend, and bow, all "Come 'round right.

Chris Raschka (born March 6, 1959) is an American illustrator, writer, and violist. Simple Gifts: A Shaker Hymn. Talk To Me About the Alphabet. He contributed to children's literature as a children's illustrator. He was . Yo! Yes? was a Caldecott Honor Book in 1994 but Raschka may be most famous for his Hello, Goodbye Window, winner of the 2006 Caldecott Medal, and his book A Ball for Daisy, which won the 2012 Caldecott Medal. Rashka was born in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania.

Now the acclaimed and ever-innovative artist Chris Raschka has transformed this treasured Shaker hymn into a lavish picture book. In Raschka's hands an Simple Gifts is one of the very few hymns that all Americans treasure.

So begins Simple Gifts, a generations-old hymn written by the Shakers of Alfred, Maine. In that simple community, people based their lives on kindness, trust, and the joys that come when we sing and dance together. A cat, a rabbit, a turtle, and even the trees appear to dance to the lyrics. After all, sometimes the finest gifts are the simplest ones

So begins Simple Gifts, a generations-old hymn written by the Shakers of Alfred, Maine.

Simple Gifts: A Shaker Hymn.

Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle By Chris Raschka - Books for kids read aloud! Transcription. Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?( illustrator). Illustrated by Chris Raschka. All ages) This lush, complex, nearly abstract setting of the well-known hymn is something of a homage to the work of Paul Klee. It involves a cat and some familiar creatures, including a squirrel, a rabbit and a blue jay. It is perhaps most appealing to school-age children who can hum the tune while puzzling out the illustrations.

Simple Gifts is one of the very few hymns that all Americans treasure. In churches, at graduation and wedding ceremonies, on concert and ballet stages, and especially in homes and schools, it is a perennial favorite. Now the acclaimed and ever-innovative artist Chris Raschka has transformed this treasured Shaker hymn into a lavish picture book. In Raschka's hands an irresistible cat, the bluebird of happiness, a sweet rabbit, a calm turtle, and the flowers that bloom, bend, and bow, all "Come 'round right."
Comments to eBook Simple Gifts: A Shaker Hymn
Narder
What a gorgeously illustrated book of the Shaker hymn. Putting illustrations to each phrase allowed us (kids and adults alike) to savor each bit of this song. I love the history of the hymn and the sheet music to it at the end of the book. This is on my short list for gifts for children who love music and for music teachers.
Risa
My son participated in an enrichment class at his school focusing on Klee: his time, his works, his influence. Mrs. Greening, his teacher in this program, shared this book with me one day when I went in to observe! It is an absolutely beautful book inspired by Klee and the Shaker hymn. I am really looking forward to holding it in my hands, and keeping it near me, in order to view it again and again.
cyrexoff
My son participated in an enrichment class at his school focusing on Klee: his time, his works, his influence. Mrs. Greening, his teacher in this program, shared this book with me one day when I went in to observe! It is an absolutely beautful book inspired by Klee and the Shaker hymn. I am really looking forward to holding it in my hands, and keeping it near me, in order to view it again and again.
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