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- DescriptionThe legend of Sylvester and his annual journey to Earth comes to life ina beautifully illustrated festive story for generations to love and enjoy On a cold winter s day Eduard Morike took a walk with the young daughter of his friend. While stamping through the sw he told her the story of Sylvester and the New Year, a story which left a lasting impression on the young girl. When she was an adult, she wrote it down and so it has been passed on, creating a new tradition the reading of this book on New Year s Eve.This beautiful picture book isinspired bythat fairytale told to a little girl more than 100 years ago. Originally told in German, and passed down through generations, this classic story is presented in a truly charminglovely incantation.
- Author BiographyEduard Morike (1804-1875)was a renowned German poet. Emmeline Pidgen is an award-winning illustratorwhose picture books include The Flyaway Blanket and One More Candle.
- PublisherFar Far Away Books and Media
- Date of Publication05/11/2012
- SubjectPicture Books
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintFar Far Away Books and Media
- Weight275 g
- Width225 mm
- Height265 mm
- Spine5 mm
- Illustrator(s)Emmeline Pidgen
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