House Held Up by Trees

House Held Up by Trees


By (author) Ted Kooser, Illustrated by Jon Klassen

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  • Publisher: Candlewick Press,U.S.
  • Format: Hardback | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 236mm x 279mm x 15mm | 249g
  • Publication date: 3 May 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Massachusetts
  • ISBN 10: 0763651079
  • ISBN 13: 9780763651077
  • Illustrations note: chiefly col. Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 42,582

Product description

At once wistful and exhilarating, this lyrical story evokes the inexorable passage of time - and the awe-inspiring power of nature to lift us up.

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Author information

Ted Kooser, the United States Poet Laureate from 2004 to 2006, was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his book of poems "Delights & Shadows." He is the author of twelve full-length volumes of poetry and several books of nonfiction, and his work has appeared in many periodicals. "Bag in the Wind," illustrated by Barry Root, was his first picture book. Ted Kooser lives in Garland, Nebraska. Jon Klassen is the author-illustrator of "I Want My Hat Back." The first picture book he illustrated, "Cats' Night Out" by Caroline Stutson, won the Governor General's Award for illustration in his native Canada. Jon Klassen now lives in Los Angeles.

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Poignant and lovely. --Kirkus Reviews