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"A magical gift with words--a poet's gift--and his whimsical humor are the qualities that draw the children to Carl Sandburg.... There is in (his humor) the appeal of sound as well as of action. It is a humor so distinctive, so individual, that only a great poet could have made it universal.... All of Sandburg's words are significant. His words have not only meaning, they ...more
Hardcover, 218 pages
Published 1951 by Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.
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I tried to read this, thought it was boring, and couldn't finish it as a child. I might change my mind if I picked it up again now.
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Carl August Sandburg was an American writer and editor, best known for his poetry. He won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for his poetry and another for a biography of Abraham Lincoln. H. L. Mencken called Carl Sandburg "indubitably an American in every pulse-beat".

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