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Popo and Fifina

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Oxford University Press, USA
ContributionsE. Simms Campbell (Illustrator), Arnold Rampersad (Introduction)
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ISBN 100195139399
ISBN 139780195139396
OCLC/WorldCa28214971

When Popo and Fifina was first published init was greeted with universal approval. The New York Times praised its "simple home-like atmosphere" and suggested that all children's books "should be written by poets." It has been a favorite among children, parents, and teachers for more than two decades, and now this new edition introduces its magic to a new by: 4.

Popo and Fifina. This collaboration between Harlem Renaissance writers Arna Bontemps and Langston Hughes is an early African-Aamerican classic and a milestone in the history of literature for children. In this novel for young people, Popo and Fifina leave their home in the hills of Haiti Popo and Fifina book move with their parents to a town by the sea/5.

When Popo and Fifina was first published init was greeted with universal approval. The New York Times praised its "simple home-like atmosphere" and suggested that all children's books "should be written by poets." It has been a favorite among children, parents, and teachers for more than two decades, and now this new edition introduces its magic to a new generation.5/5(3).

When Popo and Fifina was first published init was greeted with universal approval. The New York Times praised its "simple home-like atmosphere" and suggested that all children's books "should be written by poets."Author: Arna Wendell Bontemps.

Popo and Fifina. This collaboration between Harlem Renaissance writers Arna Bontemps and Langston Hughes is an early African-Aamerican classic and a milestone in the history of literature for children.

In this novel for young people, Popo and Fifina leave their home in the hills of Haiti to move with their parents to a town by the sea. Popo And Fifina Hardcover – by Arna and Langston Hughes BONTEMPS (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 9 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover, 5/5(2). Popo and Fifina, Children of Haiti Hardcover – January 1, by Arna Bontemps (Author) › Visit Amazon's Arna Bontemps Page.

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Get this from a library. Popo and Fifina: children of Haiti. [Arna Bontemps; Langston Hughes; E Simms Campbell] -- Popo and Fifina move from the country to a village in Haiti where Papa Jean plans to earn a living as a fisherman.

Popo and Fifina move from the country to a village in Haiti where Papa Jean plans to earn a living as a fisherman This banner text can have markup.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Pages: The book was published during the depression and quite a few very young kids worked in this country as well. The story finishes up on an outing of the larger family (uncle’s family as well as Popo and Fifina’s family) all go to visit the Cap Haiti lighthouse, and we witness the arrival of the rainy season on the same day.

In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, TeachingBooks supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read. Book Overview This collaboration between Harlem Renaissance writers Arna Bontemps and Langston Hughes is an early African-Aamerican classic and a milestone in the history of literature for children.

In this novel for young people, Popo and Fifina leave their home in the hills of Haiti to move with theirparents to a town by the sea. Popo and Fifina by Arna Bontemps; Langston Hughes.

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popo and fifina is in many ways a travel book in novel form. The New York Times called it just that, and it has a lot in common with Hughes's later children's book The First Book of the West Indies (to be discussed in a future post).

"Popo and Fifina" tempts us to wish that all our travel books for children might be written by poets. The illustrations are charmingly childlike and humorous. For boys and girls 7 to Return to. Inhe collaborated with Langston Hughes and wrote Popo and Fifina.

This story followed the lives of siblings Popo and Fifina, in an easy to understand introduction to Haitian life for children. By Charles L. James, Published on 01/01/01Author: Charles L. James. Popo and Fifina. Author: BONTEMPS, Arna and Langston Hughes Title: Popo and Fifina Publication: New York: Macmillan Company, Description: Hardcover.

Sixth printing. Illustrations by E. Simms Campbell. Cloth. Considerable edge wear to the cloth at the extremities, but a presentable and sound good copy.

A co-authored children's Rating: % positive. Author Bontemps, Arna, Title Popo and Fifina: children of Haiti / by Arna Bontemps and Langston Hughes ; illustrations by E. Simms Campbell. Popo and Fifina / Arna Bontemps and Langston Hughes ; illustrations by E. Simms Campbell ; introduction and afterword by Arnold Rampersad.

Format Book Published New York: Oxford University Press, c Description ix, p.: ill. ; 22. popo and fifina is in many ways a travel book in novel form.

The New York Times called it just that, and it has a lot in common with Hughes's later children's book The First Book of the West Indies (to be discussed in a future post). POPO AND FIFINA by Bontemps & Langston Hughes - 1st Oxford HCDJ - VG+.

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Orange Rating: % positive. That same year Bontemps moved to Huntsville, Alabama, where he had accepted a position at Oakwood Junior College. In he received another prize for the short story "A Summer Tragedy" and published his first two children's book, Popo and Fifina: Children of Haiti, with Langston Hughes, and You Can't Pet a Possum in A collaboration between two Harlem Renaissance poets (who had three years earlier published Popo and Fifina), this deceptively simple story was.

THE ARTIST FOR LANGSTON HUGHES AND ARNA BONTEMP'S children's novel Popo and Fifina was the Jackie Robinson of commercial art and cartooning, E. Simms Campbell (). Campbell had already had a successful career in advertising in Saint Louis, Missouri before moving to New York City, and he was only twenty-five when he did the illustrations for the Hughes/Bontemps book.

Langston Hughes wrote a book of poetry for children called “The Dream Keeper,” published the same year as the first Nicodemus book. He also wrote several books in the “First Books” series that focused on black achievement, and collaborated with Arna Bontemps on “Popo and Fifina” in Bontemps also wrote “You can’t Pet a.

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Arna Bontemps. Popo and Fifina for Macmillan inand Bontemps continued to dedicate his writing to children with You Can't Pet a Possum in and inwith assistance from a Julius Rosenwald Fund grant, The Sad-Faced Boy.

Bontemps, being both an educator and the father of six children, knew the importance of writing books that would reflect. Princess September & the Nightingale by W. Somerset Maugham,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(87).Looking for books by Arna Bontemps? See all books authored by Arna Bontemps, including Arna Bontemps-Langston Hughes Letters,and Popo and Fifina (The Iona and Peter Opie Library), and more on Bontemps Arna and Langston Hughes.

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