The Song of Francis and the Animals
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About "The Song of Francis and the Animals"
With lilting verse and playful imagery, award-winning author Pat Mora celebrates the tender relationship between the beloved saint and the animals whom he adored. Woodcut artist David Frampton captures the exuberant songs of Francis and the animals in charming, colorful woodcuts that underscore the harmony between humans and the natural world.Inspired by Saint Francisbs own reverence and love for animals, this book will encourage readers young and old to join in with the clucks of the chickens, the whirring of the cicadas, and the songs of the nightingale.
Meet the Authors
Pat Mora is an award-winning author and the founder of the family literacy initiative El dIa de los niNos/ El dIa de los libros, Children's Day/ Book Day, now housed at the American Library Association. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. ý Pat Mora es una autora premiada y la fundadora de El dIa de los niNos/ El dIa de los libros, un programa para promover la lectura entre familia. El programa es auspiciado por la AsociaciOn Americana de Bibliotecas, American Library Association (ALA). Ella vive en Santa FE, Nuevo MExico.
David Frampton (Illus)
David Frampton is celebrated for his woodcut illustrations, which have appeared in many books, including several for Clarion. He lives in Richmond, New Hampshire.