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The Child That Books Built a Life in Reading by Francis Spufford - First Edition - 2002 - from Lavender Path Antiques and Books and

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The Child That Books Built a Life in Reading

by Francis Spufford

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

New York: Metropolitan Books. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. 0805072152 . Hardcover 213 pages in fine condition with near fine dustjacket, faint rubbing to jacket. 1st edition, 2nd printing. In this extended love letter to children's books and the wonders they perform, Francis Spufford makes a confession: books were his mother, father, his school, reading made him who he is. He re-creates the excitement of discovery, writing joyfully of the moment when fuzzy marks on a page become words, which then reveal- a dragon. Weaving together child development, personal reflection, and social observation, he shows the force of fiction in shaping a child.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .
  • Bookseller: Lavender Path Antiques and Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 004943
  • Title: The Child That Books Built a Life in Reading
  • Author: Francis Spufford
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine in Very Good dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0805072152
  • ISBN 13: 9780805072150
  • Publisher: Metropolitan Books
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 2002
  • Keywords: 0805072152, BOOKS, READING-, CHILDREN, READING
  • Bookseller catalogs: Writing; Childrens' Books;


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