The Camel's Lament

Illustrated by Charles Santore

About The Book

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.

About The Illustrator

The work of New York Times best-selling children's book illustrator Charles Santore has 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. He is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children's stories, including, The Night Before Christmas, The Little Mermaid, Snow White, The Velveteen Rabbit, and The Wizard of Oz.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Applesauce Press (September 8, 2020)
  • Length: 48 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781646430185

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