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On the Wings of Peace: Writers and Illustrators Speak Out for Peace, in Memory of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, sixty children's book authors and illustrators have donated artwork, prose, and poetry dealing with peace. "An important and powerful book, filled with stunning and varied artistic visions and provocative voices." -- School Library Journal
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published December 31st 1995 by Clarion Books
(first published September 9th 1995)
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Beautiful, awful, moving... fiction and non-fiction, poetry and prose, from around the world are brought together here to give hope for peace, and convey the need for peace. Although this is in memory of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the lessons are global and timeless. This should be read widely, for the need for peace remains are urgent as ever.