The mountain that this city-dwelling little black girl climbs is really a playground jungle gym, and the whole book is a...

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YESTERDAY I CLIMBED A MOUNTAIN

The mountain that this city-dwelling little black girl climbs is really a playground jungle gym, and the whole book is a rhyme in which she imagines the sand box to be a desert, the tall buildings mountains (again), the rain-soaked streets a lake, etc. A slight and commonplace idea to start with, it's boxed here into indifferent couplets, which the freer but predictable black and white sketches fail to energize.

Pub Date: Jan. 13, 1976

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Putnam

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Jan. 1, 1976