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Micawber Book and CDby John Lithgow
Synopses & Reviews
A squirrel named Micawber loves the paintings he sees through the windows of the nearby art museum. One day he notices an artist copying the old masters, and he decides to do the same — with surprising results.
In their second collaboration, best-selling author-illustrator team John Lithgow and C. F. Payne introduce children to the world of art through the eyes — and paint-splattered tail — of a highly creative squirrel.
Micawber the squirrel loves to peer at the extraordinary paintings in the art museum. When he sees an artist copying some paintings, he stows away in her paint box. While she sleeps, he paints his own masterpieces, which he hangs in his home above the carousel, creating his own museum of art. Full-color illustrations. plus 1 gatefold.
The beloved actor and "New York Times" bestseller introduces a squirrel with vision. Micawber is a squirrel who loves to peer at the paintings in the art museum. At night, he paints his own masterpieces, which he hangs in his home above the carousel, creating his own museum of art. Full color.
About the Author
John Lithgow is the New York Times best-selling author of two previous picture books, Marsupial Sue, illustrated by Jack E. Davis, and The Remarkable Farkle McBride, which C. F. Payne illustrated. An award-winning actor, he has starred on stage, on film, and on television. He performs in concerts for children across the country, and has recorded two CDs, FarkleandFriends and Singin' in the Bathtub.
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