Starflower: The Making of a Poet, Edna St. Vincent Millay

Starflower: The Making of a Poet, Edna St. Vincent Millay

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A lyrical picture book biography about American poet Edna St. Vincent Millay’s childhood and the two sisters who inspired her

Good things come in threes, like peas like wishes like sisters.

Vincent—American poet Edna St. Vincent Millay—began writing and publishing poetry as a child. She grew up in coastal Maine with her two sisters and plenty of books, music, and nature, but often without parents—her father left home when they were young, and her mother, a nurse, traveled for months at a time to support them. Vincent and her two sisters often had to fiercely fend for themselves, from the daily to-do lists of keeping house, through bitterly cold winters and blight, which proved to be good fodder for indoor and outdoor adventures alike—and for poetry. Gorgeously illustrated by Jasmin Dwyer, Starflower is a poetic picture book biography as fiery and unconventional as Vincent herself.
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ISBN: 9781951836511

Published Date: April 25, 2023

Publisher: Cameron & Company

Language: English

Page Count: 40

Size: 11.50" l x 10.00" w x 0.50" h

Age Classification: Ages 6 to 8