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Today and Today

Today and Today( )
Author: Issa, Kobayashi
Karas, G. Brian
Illustrator: Karas, G. Brian
ISBN:978-0-439-59078-5
Publication Date:May 2007
Publisher:Scholastic, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $24.99
Book Description:

Brian Karas has always been moved and inspired by the haiku poetry of Issa, whose work is taught in schools and loved by children around the world. Here Karas has selected 22 of his favorite poems to tell the story of a year in the life of a family -- a year in which they will experience the loss of their beloved grandfather, and also the renewal that comes from healing after loss. With stunning mixed media artwork that represents a major breakout for this acclaimed artist, TODAY AND...
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Book Details
Pages:40
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / Asian / Japanese
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):20.32 x 28.575 x 0.94 cm
Book Weight:0.386 Kilograms
Author Biography
Issa, Kobayashi (Author)
An important haiku poet of the Edo Period, Issa wrote in the style of Basho, but cultivated a particular simplicity of expression and emotion. His was a life of hardship filled with personal tragedies, and yet his writings reveal an unexpected streak of humor. His literary output, not large, is divided between collections of haiku and diaries based either on his travels throughout Japan or events in his family life.

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