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HANSEL AND GRETEL.

by MORPURGO**, MICHAEL:

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  • hardcover
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ISBN 10
1406304174
ISBN 13
9781406304176
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UK,slim,rectangular Qrto HB+dw/dj,illustrated 1st edn.[Complete number line 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1.] FINE/FINE.No owner inscrptn and no price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,matt,colour pictorial artwork,by Emma Chichester Clark,illustrated dw/dj,with red,green and blue lettering; with negligible shelf-wear or creasing to edges and corners - no nicks or tears present.To front illustrated panel,the gingerbread house depicted is sprinkled with iridescent glitter.Top+fore-edges bright and clean; contents bright,tight,clean,solid and sound - pristine - no dog-ear reading creases to any pages' corners,appears unread - apart from my own collation.Bright,crisp,clean,sharp-cornered,publisher's original color illustrated paper-covered boards with bright,crisp,pink+brown letters to spine and immaculate colour illustrated endpapers.Front board with cream background label with title in cross-stitch style letters and a colour,oval vignette below it.UK,slim,rectangular Qrto HB+ dw/dj, illustrated 1st edn,64pp [unpaginated] includes colour pictorial illustrated 'This Book belongs to' page,full colour, full-page illustrated title page with colour frntis to its verso,7 full colour,full-page illus,2 full colour,double- paged illus,part-page and border-edged and vignettes in text illustrations - all by Emma Chichester Clark throughout the text and the book. No child forgets the story of the witch,the breadcrumb trail and the gingerbread house in the woods.Former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo takes the Brothers Grimm classic to a new level,weaving from these themes a rich fairytale tapestry of hunger and hope,cruelty and courage.With breathtaking illustrations by the celebrated Emma Chichester Clark,in folk-artesque style,this edition of Hansel and Gretel will grip the imagination of a whole new generation of children. Emma Elizabeth Clark,born 15 October,1955,British born daughter of Robin Chichester-Clark and Jane Helen Goddard.Works as Emma Chichester Clark.She studied graphic design at Chelsea Art School in the 1970s. After two years working in a design studio,she then studied illustration under Quentin Blake at the Royal College of Art.Her first written and illustrated book 'Listen to This' (1987) won the 1988 Mother Goose Award for best newcomer.Author/illustrator of over 60 published books she is probably best known for her series of children's illustrated books featuring a child's toy called Blue Kangaroo. She has also illustrated books for a few other authors, frequently for Geraldine McCaughrean in particular - 'Greek Myths', 'Greek Gods and Godesses' and 'Roman Myths'. Recently (2011) she has again illustrated Grimm Brothers fairy tales in 'The Orchard Book of Grimm's Fairy Tales' by Saviour Pirotta. Since April 2013,again in March 2015,and in this year too,the UK Post Office has altered it's Pricing in Proportion template,altering it's prices, weight allowances,dimensions and lowered it's qualifying compensation rates too!
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Bookseller
R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
rja737717
Title
HANSEL AND GRETEL.
Author
MORPURGO**, MICHAEL:
Illustrator
illus by Emma Chichester Clark.
Book condition
Used - FINE.
Jacket condition
FINE.
Quantity available
1
Edition
UK,slim Qrto HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1406304174
ISBN 13
9781406304176
Publisher
LONDON.WALKER BOOKSLTD.,2008.
Place of Publication
China
This edition first published
2008-01
Keywords
q52.CHILDRENS/ILLUSTRATED.UK,slim,rectangular Qrto HB+dw/dj,illustrated 1st edn.ISBN 9781406304176.Illustrated fairy tales.Mother Goose Award Winner.Blue Kangaroo.The Haunting of Pip Parker.Gingerbread House.Michael Morpurgo_Children's Laureate.Books new,
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