Enjoy this classic children’s poem, now available as a hardcover!
Help kids appreciate what makes them unique with this humorous poem about a camel explaining how he’s not like any other animal out there. The Camel’s Lament has entertained countless children since it was first penned in the early 1900s and continues to do so in this stunning edition.Charles Santore’s beautiful, best-selling illustrations capture the spirit of this classic poem and bring the imaginative verses to life. This brilliant edition is sure to hold a treasured place on every family bookshelf.
Charles Santore renowned illustrations have been widely exhibited in museums and celebrated with recognitions such as the prestigious Hamilton King Award, the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, and the Original Art 2000 Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. Santore is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children’s stories such as Snow White, The Night Before Christmas and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s Paul Revere’s Ride, which was named 2004 Children’s Book of the Year for Poetry by the Bank Street College Children’s Book Committee. His illustrations for The Wizard of Oz, which is widely considered to be the quintessential illustrated version, were used as the scenic backdrops for a major television performance of the work.