“This Land Is Your Land” is one of America’s most popular and beloved folk songs. The book Woody Guthrie Poet Of The People provides a unique look into the writer of the song and the stories behind many of his other compositions. Woody Guthrie was an amazing chronicler of America and its people through his insightful music and lyrics. His life was full of tragedies and triumphs and this book explores how his life experiences served to influence his art.The book explores his many types of songs – from dust bowl ballads and union songs to songs written for his children. Bonnie Christensen has written and illustrated a vivid portrait of one of America’s most acclaimed artists.