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- Description<b>Nine weighty literary classics are transformed into delectable morsels with Scott Nash s playful versification and whimsical illustration.</b> Can t stomach all of <i>Frankenstein</i>? Lacking the strength to read <i>The Odyssey</i>? Don t have 1,001 nights to get through Scheherazade s ordeal? Never fear, <i>Shrunken Treasures</i> are here! Nine of the world s best-kwn stories and books have been reduced, like slowly simmered cherries, to tart and tasty mouthfuls. Lighthearted verse turns <i>Moby-Dick</i> into a simple nursery song. Outrageous color makes even gloomy <i>Hamlet</i> seem like fun. Riotous images transform Jane Eyre s ordeal into a whirlwind adventure. <i>The Metamorphosis, Remembrance of Things Past, Don Quixote, </i>and others have all been delivered from dense duty to delightful ditty in Scott Nash s collection of hallowed classics, featuring tes about the original texts at the end.
- Author Biography<b>Scott Nash </b>is the creator of the illuminated middle-grade novel <i>The High-Skies Adventures of Blue Jay the Pirate</i> and the early reader <i>Tuff Fluff: The Case of Duckie's Missing Brain.</i> He is also the illustrator of <i>Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp </i>by Carol Diggory Shields and many other children s books. He lives on Peaks Island off the coast of Portland, Maine.
- Author(s)Scott Nash
- PublisherCandlewick Press,U.S.
- Date of Publication01/04/2016
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Place of PublicationMassachusetts
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCandlewick Press,U.S.
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight544 g
- Width254 mm
- Height295 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Format DetailsPicture book,Sewn,Cloth over boards
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