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- DescriptionEveryone kws the Eiffel Tower, yet one kws the love storythat led to its construction. AuthorAlice Briere-Haquet and illustratorCsil have pooled their creativetalents to tell this touching storyabout overcoming hardship withclever invention fueled by love.Mr. and Mrs. Eiffel are a happycouple enjoying living in the mostromantic city in the world, Paris.Until one day, Mrs. Eiffel beginsto feel desperately unwell. Theexperts are unanimous: the onlything that can save her is fresh air.Her husband, a bright engineer, decides he will take matters intohis own hands and build a towerthat will reach the clouds in anattempt to restore her health.Csil's poetically minimal illustrationsin black, white, and pinkare incredibly evocative, andAlice Briere-Haquet's words are adelight to read aloud.
- Author(s)Alice Briere-Haquet
- PublisherDie Gestalten Verlag
- Date of Publication21/09/2015
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Place of PublicationBerlin
- Country of PublicationGermany
- ImprintDie Gestalten Verlag
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight408 g
- Width203 mm
- Height305 mm
- Spine10 mm
- Format DetailsSewn,Cloth over boards
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