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The Bear and the People (New York Review Children's Collection)

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ISBN13: 9781590170496
ISBN10: 1590170490
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The New York Review Children's Collection began in 2003 in an attempt to reward readers who have long wished for the return of their favorite titles and to introduce those books to a new generation of readers. The line publishes picture books for preschoolers through to chapter books and novels for older children. Praised for their elegant design and sturdy bindings, these books set a new standard for the definition of a "classic."

Among the 40 titles included in this collection you will find Wee Gillis, a Caldecott Honor Book by the creators of The Story of Ferdinand; Esther Averill's time-honored Jenny and the Cat Club series; The House of Arden by E. Nesbit, one of J.K. Rowling's favorite writers; several titles by the award-winning team of Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire, including their Book of Norse Myths and Book of Animals; James Thurber's The Thirteen Clocks and The Wonderful O, both with illustrations by Marc Simont. Not to be missed is the classic animal adventure story Bel Ria by Sheila Burnford, the author of The Incredible Journey; Lucretia Hale's hilarious The Peterkin Papers; James Cloyd Bowman's Newbery Honor Book, Pecos Bill; and holiday favorites by John Masefield, The Midnight Folk and The Box of Delights.

Synopsis:

The author of "The Bear on the Motorcycle" and "Billy's Balloon Ride" presents this story about a friendship between man and beast. The man understands the language of bears, and the two travel together from village to village, performing for all. Illustrations.

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jameslentz, April 12, 2009 (view all comments by jameslentz)
This is an excellent story with a mythic quality that makes it appealing for adults as well as older children. It addresses the complication in the human-animal relationship with unusual frankness, while remaining a story that is by turns sad, though-provoking, and uplifting. Highly recommended.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781590170496
Translator:
Zimnik, Reiner
Author:
Ignatowicz, Nina
Illustrator:
Zimnik, Reiner
Author:
Zimnik, Reiner
Author:
New York Review Book
Author:
Various
Publisher:
New York Review of Books
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction - Classics
Subject:
Bears
Subject:
Human-animal relationships
Subject:
Animals - Cats
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Animals - Bears
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Series:
New York Review Children's Collection
Publication Date:
20050831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
84
Dimensions:
8.58x7.24x.41 in. .62 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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Children's » Classics » General
Children's » Middle Readers » General

The Bear and the People (New York Review Children's Collection)
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Product details 84 pages New York Review of Books - English 9781590170496 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The author of "The Bear on the Motorcycle" and "Billy's Balloon Ride" presents this story about a friendship between man and beast. The man understands the language of bears, and the two travel together from village to village, performing for all. Illustrations.
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