Hughes, Langston: Sail Away

Hughes, Langston: Sail Away

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Sail Away by Langston Hughes and illustrated by Ashley Bryan (Antheneum Books for Young Readers, hardcover)

Publication Date: September 1, 2015

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A celebration of mermaids, wildernesses of waves, and the creatures of the deep through poems by Langston Hughes and cut-paper collage illustrations by multiple Coretta Scott King Award-winner Ashley Bryan.

The great African-American poet Langston Hughes penned poem after poem about the majesty of the sea, and the great African-American artist Ashley Bryan, who's spent more than half his life on a small island, is as drawn to the sea as much as he draws the sea. Their talents combine in this windswept collection of illustrated poems--from "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" to "Seascape," from "Sea Calm" to "Sea Charm"-- that celebrates all things oceanic.