A Family of Poems: My Favorite Poetry for Children (Hardcover)
Bestselling editor and author Caroline Kennedy's rich collection of family poems. Over 300,000 Copies Sold!
Caroline Kennedy has curated a rich variety of Kennedy family favorite poems to include in this priceless selection. With thoughtful personal introductions written by Caroline herself, and beautiful new original artwork by award-winning artist, Jon J Muth, this collection has become a family favorite. Caroline has edited several other bestselling titles, including Profiles in Courage for Our Time and A Patriot's Handbook.
About the Author
Caroline Kennedy is the author and editor of twelve New York Times bestselling books on American history, politics and poetry. She is also an attorney and diplomat who served as the United States Ambassador to Japan from 2013 to 2017, and the only surviving child of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. A graduate of Harvard University and Columbia Law School, Kennedy is active in the efforts to improve New York City public schools and serves as President of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation.
John J. Muth is a beloved, award-winning artist and illustrator of dozens of children's books. He was born and grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio but studied art and honed his craft in Japan, Germany, Austria, and England. All of Muth's work has received awards and critical acclaim. His picture book, Zen Shorts, was a Caldecott Honor, and his graphic novel, The Mystery Play, won an Eisner award. Muth lives in upstate New York with his wife and four children, where he spends time "chasing the clouds from his brushes."
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