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- DescriptionAdele and her younger brother, Simon, have just arrived in New York City to visit their Aunt Cecile and prepare for a grand train trip around America. Please try t to lose anything on our trip, Adele tells her brother with a sigh. But how can Simon remember to keep an eye on his belongings when there are so many wonderful distractions and astounding sights to take in? The endearing team from
Adele & Simon returns in a crosscontinental adventure that reflects the vitality of early twentieth-century America, from the Boston Public Garden to San Francisco's Chinatown. Stunning pen-and-ink-andwatercolor illustrations are filled with innumerable hidden treasures, and endpapers featuring a period map of America extend the fun. Adele & Simon in America is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
- Author BiographyBARBARA MCCLINTOCK has written and/or illustrated many acclaimed books for young readers, among them Adele & Simon, an ALA Notable Book, a Children's Book Sense Pick, and a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year. She lives in Windham, Connecticut.
- Author(s)Barbara McClintock
- PublisherFrances Foster Books
- Date of Publication05/08/2008
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintFrances Foster Books
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight404 g
- Width233 mm
- Height285 mm
- Spine9 mm
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound,Paper over boards,Picture book,With dust jacket
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