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ADELE & SIMON in America

McClintock, Barbara

ISBN 10: 0374399247 / ISBN 13: 9780374399245
Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Inscribed by author at bottom of title page. Sticker from "Altrusa" on back tail of DJ. Handsome color illustrations. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 011693

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Title: ADELE & SIMON in America

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Barbara McClintock

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Inscribed By Author

Edition: First Edition First Printing Stated.

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Adèle and her younger brother, Simon, have just arrived in New York City to visit their Aunt Cécile and prepare for a grand train trip around America. "Please try not to lose anything on our trip," Adèle 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

Adèle & 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.

Adèle & Simon in America is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

About the Author:

BARBARA MCCLINTOCK has written and/or illustrated many acclaimed books for young readers, among them Adèle & 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.

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