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book image Pinocchio (Illustrated)
Pinocchio
Carlo Collodi
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This edition of Carlo Collodi's original, madcap tale is accompanied by more than 50 full-page watercolors by acclaimed painter Fulvio Testa. "This translation revives the sardonic wit and black humour of the original."
London Times
Contributors: Umberto Eco , Fulvio Testa , Geoffrey Brock

book image The Silver Nutmeg: The Story of Anna Lavinia and Toby
Silver Nutmeg
Palmer Brown
Brown
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The Silver Nutmeg continues the adventures begun in Beyond the Pawpaw Trees, and features loads of sense, a little nonsense, and more delightful verses from Anna Lavinia’s beloved Songs from Nowhere. Best of all, fans of Palmer Brown’s intricate drawings will find every page a delight for the eyes.

book image Beyond the Pawpaw Trees: The Story of Anna Lavinia
Beyond the Pawpaw Trees
Palmer Brown
Brown
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Beyond the Pawpaw Trees is a tour through a land as strange and wonderful as Oz, filled with people as delightfully batty as any in Alice’s looking glass. It is a book to which you will want to return again and again, to read of Anna Lavinia’s adventures and to marvel over author and illustrator Palmer Brown’s intricate, sugar-spun drawings.

book image The Bear That Wasn't
Bear That Wasn't
Frank Tashlin
Tashlin
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The perils of being a modern bear! One minute you're hibernating in the forest, the next you wake to find a factory built over your den. And when you try to explain yourself, the management laughs in your face, telling you to get back to work—and to get a shave. A sharp, comic parable from Tashlin, a legendary animator and screenwriter.

book image The Wonderful O
Wonderful O
James Thurber
Thurber
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A thoroughly uproarious Thurberian experiment with language and a warning to those who would try to tame it. Two pirates conquer an island and attempt to purge it of the odious letter O. Cnfusin reigns, and chas—until the islanders decide to get their vowel back.
Contributors: Marc Simont

book image The 13 Clocks
13 Clocks
James Thurber
Thurber
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Satirist Thurber takes on the fairy tale and the results are captivating. "There are spys, monsters, betrayals, hair's-breadth escapes, spells to be broken and all the usual accouterments, but Thurber gives the proceedings his own particular deadpan spin." —Los Angeles Times
Contributors: Neil Gaiman , Marc Simont

book image The Terrible Troll-Bird
Terrible Troll-Bird
Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire
Aulaire
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One summer's eve Ola, Lina, Sina, and Trina leave their village to gather firewood in the forest, when they're surprised by the hideous call of the terrible troll-bird, a giant rooster who pops up out of the treetops and swoops down to devour their beloved horse Blakken. Little does the terrible troll-bird know that he has finally met his match: his terrible days of terrorizing are over.

book image D'Aulaires' Book of Trolls
D'Aulaires' Book of Trolls
Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire
aulaire
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D'Aulaires' Book of Trolls, the spectacularly illustrated and delightfully entertaining companion volume to the much-acclaimed D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths.

book image D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths
D'aulaires' Book of Norse Myths
Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire
aulaire
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The Caldecott medal-winning d'Aulaires once again captivate their young audience with this beautifully illustrated introduction to Norse legends.
Contributors: Michael Chabon

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