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Looking at Lincoln by Maira Kalman

Looking at Lincoln

Looking at Lincoln by Maira Kalman
Hardcover
Jan 05, 2012 | 32 Pages
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“Kalman’s text is marvelously tuned to young readers. . . . an utterly winning tribute.”—The New York Times

* “Kalman’s fond and bittersweet account of our lanky 16th president evokes both a schoolgirl crush and a Yankee’s steely, sorrowful perspective on the price of freedom. . . . Rather than pen a textbook profile, Kalman portrays heartfelt admiration through poignant imagery.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

* “With a breezy conversational style, thick lines, and vivid bulky colors, Kalman provides a unique introduction to our 16th president. . . . Fascinating lesser-known facts. . . . With each spread, readers will discover unusual and varying visuals. . . . An effective and memorable ending. . . . A great read-aloud for younger children with lots of possibilities for discussion and a jumping-off point for older readers to motivate their research. . . . Captivating.”School Library Journal, starred review

“Profusion of bright gouache illustrations that are as colorful as springtime in Arles. . . . Encourages historical examination.”—The Horn Book

“Appealingly childlike. . . . Kalman’s artwork is the main attraction here, with appealing naive illustrations done in gouache. Each page offers visual treats in a Matisse-like palette.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Remarkable. . . . Questions that echo a child’s curiosity. . . . This impressionistic biography is one that adults will want to share with children, and that children will pore over.”—Library Media Connection

“Embellished with circular, childlike wonderings. . . . Powerful emotional impact.”—Booklist

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