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War and Peace (Cozy Classics)by Jack Wang
War and Peace for baby! Part of the second round of the Cozy Classics series, this book made me choke from laughing! One of the longest books in English literature? Don't care, 12 words — boom! And with accompanying felted dioramas! All of the Wang brothers' board books are HILARIOUS. See also: Moby Dick, Pride and Prejudice, Les Misérables, Oliver Twist, and Jane Eyre!
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Give a kid a classic! Cozy Classics is the popular board book series that presents well-loved stories to children aged 0+ through twelve child-friendly words and twelve needle-felted illustrations. War and Peace is Leo Tolstoy’s epic masterpiece about love and friendship in aristocratic Russia during the country’s struggle against Napoleon, and is often considered the greatest novel of all time. Now you can share this classic with children of any age.
About the Author
Jack and Holman Wang are twin brothers who grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia.
They first began writing and illustrating books together in the third grade.
Jack earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in creative writing from the University of Arizona
and a Ph.D. in English with an emphasis in creative writing from Florida State University,
where his major area was the history of the novel. He is currently an Assistant Professor in
the Department of Writing at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York, where he specializes in
Holman, an artist and former middle school teacher, holds a bachelor’s degree in education
and a master’s degree in architecture history, both from the University of British Columbia.
He is the author of Bathroom Stuff, a nonfiction coffee table book on the history of
everything in your bathroom, published by SourceBooks in 2001. His work has been
featured in newspapers and on TV and radio, including NPR and the CBC.
Jack has three and one year-old daughters. Holman has a two year-old daughter and a six
month-old son. They both love reading to their children, and they’re both eager to pass on
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