The Song of Hiawatha

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Longfellow's epic poem of the legendary Native American hero, Hiawatha and his love, Minnehaha, as he performs many brave and magical deeds.
Date Published :
October 2017
Publisher :
Classics Illustrated Comics
Contributor(s) :
Alex A. Blum
Language:
English
Series :
Classics Illustrated
Illustration :
Full color throughout
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781911238393
Pages : 48
Dimensions : 9.5 X 6.5 inches
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$9.95

Overview
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Longfellow’s epic poem of the legendary Native American hero, Hiawatha and his love, Minnehaha, as he performs many brave and magical deeds.

Classics Illustrated tells this wonderful tale in colourful comic strip form, offering an excellent introduction for younger readers. This edition also includes a biography of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, theme discussions and study questions, which can be used both in the classroom and at home to further engage the reader in the story.

The Classics Illustrated comic book series began in 1941 with its first issue, Alexandre Dumas’s "The Three Musketeers", and has since included over 200 classic tales released around the world. This new CCS Books edition is specifically tailored to engage and educate young readers with some of the greatest works ever written, while still thrilling older readers who have loving memories of this series of old.

About The Author
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27th, 1807 - March 24th, 1882) was an American poet whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", “The Song of Hiawatha”, and “Evangeline”. He was one of the most popular American poets of his day.

After his family moved from Hungary to the USA, ALEX BLUM studied at the National Academy of Design in New York. He eventually joined the Eisner-Iger shop, and in 1939, he started illustrating 'Samson' and 'Eagle' for Fox. In 1940 he illustrated 'Purple Trio', 'Neon' and 'Strange Twins' for Quality Comics. In the same year, Blum started contributing to Fiction House, illustrating 'Red Comet', 'Kaanga', 'Midnight' and 'Greasemonkey Griffin' among others. He was presumably also the artist behind the pseudonym Armand Budd, that also drew for Fiction House.Alex Blum was a top artist for the Classics Illustrated series from the early issues. He illustrated over 25 Classics and stood out for his use of theatrical dramatics, which is probably why he illustrated three of the five Shakespeare Classics. Alex Anthony Blum retired in 1961 and died in 1969.

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