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Publisher Comments:

Once Edward has learned to read, books and his vivid imagination provide him with great adventures.

Review:

"Both spirited and merry, this cleverly plotted homage to the pure joy of reading will be proof of the dictum that one book opens another." Publishers Weekly

Review:

"This is a picture book that should sell any youngster on the adventurous joys of reading." Chlidren's Literature

Review:

"[A] great read-aloud as it encourages children to read and discover the fun and adventure in books." School Library Journal

Review:

"This is a wonderful adventure on the high seas of a child's imagination, with an accomplished pen-and-ink artist showing himself equally proficient in chiaroscuro in deep-toned, textured acrylics." Kirkus Reviews

Synopsis:

Reading everything he can after learning how to read, young Edward finds his imagination soaring and particularly enjoys adventure stories, and one day he wakes up to find himself surrounded by pirates.

About the Author

David McPhail has been a passionate artist since the age of two. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and began illustrating books for children in 1972. Since then he has created dozens of beloved books, including the celebrated Mole Music, which was a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year, the bestselling If You Were My Bunny, Edward and the Pirates, Lost! and Drawing Lessons from a Bear. He lives in New Hampshire.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316563444
Author:
Mcphail, David
Publisher:
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Illustrator:
McPhail, David M.
Author:
McPhail, David M.
Author:
McPhail, David
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Books
Subject:
Bedtime & Dreams
Subject:
Books and reading
Subject:
Imagination
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Imaginative Play
Subject:
Pirates
Subject:
Pirates -- Fiction.
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Imagination & Play
Subject:
Animals - Alligators & Crocodiles
Subject:
Children s-Imagination and Play
Subject:
Boys / Men
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Picture book
Series Volume:
number 4
Publication Date:
19970431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 1
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
12.08x9.42x.34 in. 1.04 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 32 pages Little Brown and Company - English 9780316563444 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Both spirited and merry, this cleverly plotted homage to the pure joy of reading will be proof of the dictum that one book opens another." Publishers Weekly
"Review" by , "This is a picture book that should sell any youngster on the adventurous joys of reading."
"Review" by , "[A] great read-aloud as it encourages children to read and discover the fun and adventure in books."
"Review" by , "This is a wonderful adventure on the high seas of a child's imagination, with an accomplished pen-and-ink artist showing himself equally proficient in chiaroscuro in deep-toned, textured acrylics."
"Synopsis" by , Reading everything he can after learning how to read, young Edward finds his imagination soaring and particularly enjoys adventure stories, and one day he wakes up to find himself surrounded by pirates.
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