Due to careful research, Spier's artwork depicts "the dawn's early light" and "the rocket's red glare" with remarkable authenticity and detail in this celebratory book. Among the highlights: a brief history of the anthem, a reproduction of Francis Scott Key's original manuscript, music for guitar and piano chords and many photographs.
A Child Study Children's Book Committee: Children's Book of the Year, An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists.
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Published September 19, 1973
by Doubleday Books for Young Readers.
Arts & Photography, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, History, War.