With soothing words and illustrations aimed specifically at younger readers, children will learn how the bright red poppy became the symbol for honouring those who fought for freedom. The text is simple and is combined with stunning paintings by award winning illustrator Ron Lightburn. The familiar poem, qIn Flanders Fields, q is included, along with information about the symbolism and history of the poppy and Remembrance Day -- all geared towards helping parents and teachers explain the significance of past and present wars and Canada's peacekeeping missions.The text is simple and is combined with stunning paintings by award winning illustrator Ron Lightburn.
|Title||:||A Poppy is to Remember|
|Author||:||Ron Lightburn, Heather Patterson|
|Publisher||:||Markham, Ont. : North Winds Press - 2004|