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Beautiful Useful Things What William Morris Made

Beautiful Useful Things

What William Morris Made

By Beth Kephart
Illustrator Melodie Stacey

Hardcover

Price: $18.99

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  • Publication Date: April 5, 2022
  • Imprint: Cameron Kids
  • Trim Size: 10 x 11 12
  • ISBN: 9781951836337
  • Page Count: 40
  • Illustrations: full-color illustrations throughout
  • Rights: World/All

A poetic story about the life and work of William Morris, maker of beautiful, useful things, sure to engage young dreamers and artists alike

William Morris is best known for his colorful wallpapers and textiles, inspired by the English forests and wild foliage where he grew up. But did you know this icon of the Arts and Crafts Movement was also a poet, a painter, a preservationist, an activist, an environmentalist, and a maker of many other beautiful useful things, like books?

About the author

Beth Kephart is an award-winning author of over thirty books for adults, young adults, and children, including And I Paint It, published by Cameron Kids, and the forthcoming A Room of Your Own: Virginia Woolf and Where We Go to Think, Dream, and Be. She lives in Pennsylvania. Melodie Stacey is an artist and illustrator based in Brighton, United Kingdom, not far from where William Morris lived and worked. This is her first book for Cameron Kids.