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ISBN13: 9780810909656
ISBN10: 0810909650
Condition: Standard
Dustjacket: None
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Rien Poortvliet (1932–1995) was a popular Dutch artist. He illustrated more than twenty books before his death in 1995. The Rien Poortvliet Museum in Middelharnis, Holland, is dedicated to his works. Wil Huygen (1923–2009) was born in Amersfoort, Holland. He was a physician and childrens author.


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nicole d, June 18, 2012 (view all comments by nicole d)
I remember seeing this book as a kid and being so taken with the illustrations and fascinated by the detail. Now that I've found it again and re-read it as an adult, I'm still just as amazed by the encyclopedic take on the subject and the beautiful artwork. There can be no other work about gnomes so thorough and fun to look at.
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Dreamer Hlessi, September 7, 2010 (view all comments by Dreamer Hlessi)
This book is simply amazing and great for both children and adults. It caters to that part of us that thrives off imagination so well, that it leaves the reader questioning if this is indeed fiction they are reading. Great for recovering Harry Potter fans.  

The art of this book is stunning and obviously well thoughtout. The are diagrams of how gnomes have built their homes and tools. The colors are so rich that it's easy for the viewer to feel the warmth of their little hearth and smell the fragrance of roasting nuts. 

The writing never feels like it's talking down to child, yet is simple enough for most young children to understand. Simply put, you can't go wrong with this book.    
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Product Details

Poortvliet, Rien
Harry N. Abrams
Froud, Brian
Huygen, Wil
New York :
History, modern
Fantasy - General
Folklore & Mythology
Edition Description:
20th Anniversar
Publication Date:
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
200 color illustrations
11.88 x 8.25 in
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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