Hiawatha and Megissogwon

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Author, Jeffrey Thompson, Illustrator, Joseph Bruchac, Afterword by National Geographic Society $16.95 (32p) ISBN 978-0-7922-6676-1
In Hiawatha and Megissogwon an excerpt from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's The Song of Hiawatha (1853) illustrator Jeffrey Thompson's combination of scratchboard and computer-generated illustrations appeals to a modern sensibility while preserving the historical flavor. Joseph Bruchac puts Longfellow's poem in the context of its time and clarifies some misleading details in the poem. ( Oct.)
Reviewed on: 10/01/2001
Release date: 10/01/2001
Genre: Children's
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