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N. C. Wyeth's Pilgrims

N. C. Wyeth's Pilgrims( )
Author: San Souci, Robert D.
Artist: Wyeth, N. C.
Illustrator: Wyeth, N. C.
ISBN:978-0-8118-1486-7
Publication Date:Sep 1996
Publisher:Chronicle Books LLC
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $6.95
Book Description:

The adventurous saga of the settling of the Plymouth Colony is strikingly portrayed in this magnificent book. Spectacular paintings by renowned artist N.C. Wyeth, gloriously bring to life the carefully researched text by well known children's book author Robert San Souci. The story of the Pilgrims, including the first Thanksgiving, is a central part of America's history and, over the course of time, it has taken on an almost mythical quality. Drawing upon a variety of resources,...
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Book Details
Pages:40
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / State & Local
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 10.125 x 0.25 Inches
Book Weight:0.47 Pounds
Author Biography
San Souci, Robert D. (Author)
Robert D. San Souci was born on October 10, 1946 in San Francisco, California. He attended college at St. Mary's College in Moraga. After holding jobs in book stores and in publishing, he became a full-time author in 1974.

He was best known for his adaptations of folklore for children. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 100 books for young readers including Song of Sedna, Kate Shelley: Bound for Legend, The Talking Eggs, Two Bear Cubs, Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella, Brave Margaret: An Irish Tale, Robin Hood and the Golden Arrow, and Cinderella Skeleton. He wrote 12 books which were illustrated by his younger brother Daniel San Souci including The Legend of Scarface, Sister Tricksters: Rollicking Tales of Clever Females, and As Luck Would Have It: From The Brothers Grimm. He also wrote nonfiction works for children, several novels for adults, and the film story for Disney's Mulan.

The Legend of Scarface won the Notable Children's Trade Book in the Social Studies, National Council for the Social Studies, and was a Horn Book honor list citation. Sukey and the Mermaid won the American Library Association's Notable Book citation in 1992 and Cut from the Same Cloth won an Aesop Award from the Children's Folklore Section of the American Folklore Society. He died on December 19, 2014 at the age of 68.

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