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Título: The Children of Lir. Pictures By Grennady ...
Editorial: Dial Books, New York
Año de publicación: 1993
Condición del libro: Fine
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good
Edición: First Edition.
Paper-covered Boards. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 32p. A fine copy, in a very good d.j. with some edgewear and a three-quarter inch tear at the top of the front panel. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 009176
Sinopsis: A haunting Irish legend, believed by some to be the basis for King Lear. A king's jealous wife puts a spell on his children, changing them into swan s, until such time as the Man from the North and the Woman from the South--two mountain peaks--are joined together. Watercolor illustrations.
Biografía del autor:
Sheila MacGill-Gallahan is the award-winning author of many Dial books, including And Still the Turtle Watched, illustrated by Barry Moser, and The Children of Lir, illustrated by Gennady Spirin. She lives in Far Rockaway, New York. copyright ? 2000 by Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved.
Gennady Spirin was born in 1948 in a small city near Moscow. A graduate of the Strogonov Academy of Fine Arts, he is noted for his beautiful illustrations, meticulously researched and exquisitely executed in pencil and watercolor. His work has brought him international renown as many awards, including the Gold Medal of the Society of Illustrators, the Golden Apple of the Bratislava International Biennale of children's book illustration, First Prize for Illustration at the Barcelona International Children's Book Fair, and the Premio Grafico at the Bologna Children's Book Fair. His book Gulliver's Adventures in Lilliput (retold by Ann Keay Beneduce) was chosen one of the Ten Best Illustrated Books of the Year by the New York Times Book Review.
Gennady Spirin came to the United States in 1991 and now lives with his wife and their three sons in Princeton, New Jersey. copyright ? 2000 by Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved.
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