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New York Day & Night
ISBN: HB: 9783791373782, Prestel Publishing, March 2019
30 pp., 30x20 cm, illustrations throughout
Sometimes your eyes can play tricks on you, especially in the dark. This enchanting picture book shows how New York City can look quite peculiar at night. Each brightly colored spread is overlaid with a sheet of translucent blue paper and when lifted...
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£11,99
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"Catarina the Wise" and Other Wondrous Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales
ISBN: PB: 9780226462790, University of Chicago Press, May 2017
304 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 10 halftones
Well, gentlemen, here's a tale that people have told time and again... So begins the title story in this collection of fifty Sicilian folk and fairy tales edited and translated by noted folklore scholar Jack Zipes. But while some of the stories may...
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£15,00
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Merry Adventures of Robin Hood Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Children's Classics
ISBN: HB: 9781435144743, GMC Group, Barnes & Noble, August 2016
456 pp., 21.6x15.3 cm, illus.
This novel tells the classic tale of the mischievous "Master of Sherwood Forest", who lives the outlaw life with Little John, Friar Tuck, Will Scarlet and his band of Merry Men, bedevilling the implacable Sheriff of Nottingham during the reign of Ric...
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£18,00
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Story of King Arthur and His Knights Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Children's Classics
ISBN: HB: 9781435162112, GMC Group, Barnes & Noble, August 2016
456 pp., 21.6x15.3 cm, illus.
When the young Arthur pulls the embedded sword from the stone, his future as the King of England is foretold. This imaginative retelling of the classic legends recounts the story of Arthur's formation of the Knights of the Round Table, his securing o...
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£18,00
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Little Whale A Story of the Last Tlingit War Canoe
ISBN: PB: 9781602232952, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, August 2016
64 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 7 line illus., 1 map
Keet, a ten-year-old Tlingit Indian boy, stows away for a voyage on his father's canoe... and soon finds himself caught in the middle of a wild seastorm. The story carries him far from his home village, and when he makes land, he winds up right in th...
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£12,50
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From Mud Huts to Skyscrapers Architecture for Children
ISBN: HB: 9783791371139, Prestel Publishing, August 2012
64 pp., 32x24 cm, 26 colour illus.
Filled with colorful architectural drawings and engaging texts, this history of architecture for children is a great way to introduce young readers to the subject. Children will be utterly absorbed by this journey through the history of architecture...
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£14,99
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Racing Cars 3D Paper Craft
ISBN: HB: 9788492810635, Promopress, July 2012
47 pp., 26.2x22.1 cm, richly illustrated
There is a boom of the art of paper-craft detected through the internet and blogs by designers and artistic creators expanding the knowledge of it to a wider audience. The tri-dimensional evolution of all visual techniques demands how to learn to use...
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£9,99
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Emmet
ISBN: HB: 9780892369928, Getty Publications, November 2009
32 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, colour illus.
This delightful picture book from beloved children's book author Leo Politi, originally published in 1971, tells the story of Emmet, one of the many stray dogs taken in by old Mr. Winkel – among them, Poupee, Oscar, and Puff. Emmet was always the tro...
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£12,99
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Pedro The Angel of Olvera Street
ISBN: HB: 9780892369904, Getty Publications, November 2009
32 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, colour illus.
This Caldecott Honor book from beloved children's book author Leo Politi, originally published in 1946, is set on Olvera Street, the site of Los Angeles' original Latino settlement, which is still preserved very much as it once was – a busy and colou...
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£11,99
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Song of the Swallows
ISBN: HB: 9780892369898, Getty Publications, November 2009
32 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, colour illus.
"Song of the Swallows", which won the Caldecott Medal when it was first published in 1948, was written and illustrated by Leo Politi. It tells the famous story of the yearly return of the swallows to the Mission San Juan Capistrano through the eyes o...
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£12,99
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