Item description for One Fine Day: A Radio Play by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk & Bill Farnsworth...
Overview In the form of a radio play, portrays the Wright Brothers' first successful flight.
Publishers Description On December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers changed the world when they first flew their homemade powered airplane at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. In One Fine Day author Elizabeth Van Steenwyk celebrates that first flight in the form of an old-time radio play, beautifully illustrated by Bill Farnsworth. The brotherly banter of the dialogue captures the character of Wilbur and Orville Wright and the excitement of their accomplishment, while offering young readers an opportunity to reenact the drama of that important day.
Citations And Professional Reviews One Fine Day: A Radio Play by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk & Bill Farnsworth has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Kirkus Review - Children - 01/01/2003 page 67
PW Notes and Reprints - 01/20/2003 page 85
Booklist - 01/01/2003 page 886
School Library Journal - 04/01/2003 page 193
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2003 page 439
Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/2003 page 439
Publishers Weekly - 01/20/2003
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Studio: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.56" Width: 11.56" Height: 0.41" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2003
Publisher Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Grade Level Multiple Grades
ISBN 0802852343 ISBN13 9780802852342
Availability 0 units.
More About Elizabeth Van Steenwyk & Bill Farnsworth
"Elizabeth Van Steenwyk" has written more than twenty books for young readers. The recipient of the Texas Bluebonnet Award and Vermont's Rebecca Caudill Award, Elizabeth lives in San Marino, California with her family.
Elizabeth Van Steenwyk currently resides in San Marino, in the state of California.
Reviews - What do customers think about One Fine Day: A Radio Play?
A powerful narrative and mood-filled color artworks Jul 27, 2003
The collaborative effort of author Elizabeth Van Steenwyk and illustrator/artist Bill Farnsworth, One Fine Day: A Radio Play is a distinctive and unusual picture book that presents a radio play of how the Wright Brothers changed the world at the beginning of the twentieth century, with their historic first flight. A powerful narrative and mood-filled color artworks combine to showcase One Fine Day as a distinctive and memorable accounting which is enthusiastically recommended for all young readers of all ages.