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Author Spier, Peter, 1927-2017.

Title The Erie Canal / illustrated by Peter Spier
Published Tadworth [England] : World's Work, 1971
©1970

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 MELB SPCBC  819 Spier Pet/Eca  LIB USE ONLY
Description 34 unnumbered pages : color illustrations, color map, music ; 21 x 27 cm
Series A World's Work children's book
World's Work children's book.
Contents Includes vocal and piano score, and historical notes about the Erie Canal
Summary The tale of a trip along the Erie Canal in the early 1850's from Albany to Buffalo, U.S.A. -through crowded, narrow locks, under bridges so low you have to duck your head, past romantic canal towns and barges brimming with produce
Analysis Children's stories in English, 1900- Texts
Children's stories in English, 1900- Texts
Picture books
Notes Children's stories in English, 1900-. Texts (BNB/PRECIS)
Originally published: Garden City (N.Y.) : Doubleday, 1970
Text taken from the song, 'Low bridge! Everybody down' by Thomas S. Allen
Audience For children
Subject Barges -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile literature.
Barges -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Canals -- United States -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile literature.
Canals -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Canals -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Songs and music.
Children's stories.
Songs -- United States -- Illustrations.
Erie Canal (N.Y.) -- Juvenile literature.
Erie Canal (N.Y.) -- Songs and music -- Illustrations -- Juvenile literature.
Erie Canal (N.Y.) -- Songs and music.
Southern States -- Historical fiction -- Bibliography
Genre/Form Picture books.
Illustrated works.
Pictures.
Author Allen, Thos. S., 1876-1919. Low bridge, everybody down.
ISBN 0437765067