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- DescriptionWhen Simon's older sister, Adele, picks him up from school, he has his hat and gloves and scarf and sweater, his coat and knapsack and books and crayons, and a drawing of a cat he made that morning. Adele makes Simon promise to try t to lose anything. But as they make their way home, distractions cause Simon to leave something behind at every stop. What will they tell their mother?Detailed pen-and-ink drawings - filled with soft watercolors - make a game of this unforgettable tour through the streets and scenes of early-twentieth-century Paris. Illustrated endpapers extend the fun by replicating a 1907 Baedeker map of Paris. Adele & Simon is a 2006 New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year and a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
- Author BiographyBARBARA MCCLINTOCK has written and illustrated several books for young readers, including Dahlia, a Boston Globe Horn Book Award Honor Book. She is also the illustrator of many more. She lives in Windham, Connecticut.
- Author(s)Barbara McClintock
- PublisherFarrar Straus Giroux
- Date of Publication05/09/2006
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintFarrar Straus Giroux
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight367 g
- Width232 mm
- Height282 mm
- Spine10 mm
- Format DetailsSewn,Paper over boards,With dust jacket
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