Title: Christopher: The Holy Giant
Publisher: Holiday House, New York
Publication Date: 1994
Binding: Paper Board Over 1/4 C ...
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +
Edition: Stated First Edition.
0823408620 DePAOLA, TOMIE. CHRISTOPHER THE HOLY GIANT. Holiday House. New York. 1994. Stated FIRST EDITION. 8.75" x 11.25". Unpaginated. Book is in FINE condition with 3/4 light green paper board with title embossed on top half over 1/4 red textured cloth binding. Book's spine tips and corners are untouched. Book is tight, bright and unmarked. ILLUSTRATED BY TOMIE DEPAOLA throughout with full page color illustrations on glossy pages. Dust Jacket is in VERY GOOD+ condition with glossy cover with man with beard holding walking staff under red and green lettering. Jacket's spine tips and corners are gently bumped and worn with top right front corner has 1/8" chip and there is a 1/4" triangular chip on bottom of back cover with 1/8" crease next to it on bottom edge. Price point intact. Bookseller Inventory # 006182
Synopsis: A celebrated illustrator presents his interpretation of the legend of St. Christopher, who originally had been a giant named Reprobus out to serve the world's most powerful king, a ruler he finds when he carries the young Christ across a river.
About the Author:
Tomie dePaola (pronounced Tommy da-POW-la) is best known for his books for children. He's been published for 40 years and has written and/or illustrated over 200 books, including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers. Tomie dePaola and his work have been recognized with the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure. He lives in New London, New Hampshire with his new Airedale dog, BrontÃ«.
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