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A Prayer in Spring
by Robert Frost
An exquisitely illustrated edition of a timeless poem. Robert Frost’s realistic depictions of rural life, especially of New England in the early twentieth century, are beautifully paired with the art created by Grandma Moses, the artist who epitomizes contemporary folk art. The result is a treasure to be enjoyed the whole year long. In spring, we give thanks for the natura ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published February 8th 2011 by Universe
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This is an exquisite and unique book, and since I am a fan of both Robert Frost and Grandma Moses, it is indeed a treasure. Thanks to Tammra Salisbury of the Pleasant Grove Library (Utah)who gave me this after my Christmas presentation to the R.E.A.D. Book Group on December 1. (In the 15 years I've been doing programs for the R.E.A.D group, Tammra always manages to give me a book I don't already have!)
Flinty, moody, plainspoken and deep, Robert Frost was one of America's most popular 20th-century poets. Frost was farming in Derry, New Hampshire when, at the age of 38, he sold the farm, uprooted his family and moved to England, where he devoted himself to his poetry. His first two books of verse, A Boy's Will (1913) and North of Boston (1914), were immediate successes. In 1915 he returned to the ...moreMore about Robert Frost...