Title: The Castle Corona ***SIGNED*** ***ADVANCE ...
Publisher: Harper Collins, NY
Publication Date: 2007
Binding: Soft Cover
Illustrator: David Diaz
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket As Issued
Signed: Signed by Author on Full Title Page
Edition: First Edition.
Book Type: Advanced Reading Copy (ARC)
Advance Reading Copy (ARC). First Edition. Signed, without inscription, by author on the FULL title page. Unread Fine book without dust jacket as issued. NO remainder mark, NO previous owner markings or inscriptions, NOT price clipped, NOT a Book Club Edition, NOT an Ex-Lib. Dust jacket covered in Mylar wrapper. All our books are bubble wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box. Bookseller Inventory # 002120
Long ago and far away . . .
There was a castle. But not just any castle. This was a castle that glittered and sparkled and rose majestically above the banks of the winding Winono River: the Castle Corona.
And in this castle lived a family. But not just any family. This was the family of King Guido: rich and royal and . . . spoiled. And King Guido was so spoiled that neither jewels nor gold nor splendid finery could please him, for what he longed for most was . . . a nap and a gown that didn't itch.
Far below this grand, glittering castle lived two peasants. But not just any peasants. These peasants, though poor and pitiful, were plucky and proud. And in possession of a stolen pouch. But not just any pouch. A pouch whose very contents had the power to unlock secrets and transform lives . . .
And oh, there is an author. But not just any author. Sharon Creech is a Newbery Medal-winning author whose tantalizing tale will not only dazzle and delight but also entertain and excite.
About the Author:
Sharon Creech has written twenty books for young people and is published in over twenty languages. Her books have received awards in both the U.S. and abroad, including the Newbery Medal for Walk Two Moons, the Newbery Honor for The Wanderer, and Great Britain?s Carnegie Medal for Ruby Holler.
Before beginning her writing career, Sharon Creech taught English for fifteen years in England and Switzerland. She and her husband now live in Maine, ?lured there by our grandchildren,? Creech says. ?Moo was inspired by our mutual love of Maine and by our granddaughter?s involvement in a local 4-H program. We have all been enchanted with the charms of cows.?
David Diaz has illustrated numerous award-winning books for children, including smoky night by Eve Bunting, for which he was awarded the Caldecott Medal; The Wanderer by Sharon Creech, which received a Newbery Honor; and Me, Frida by Amy Novesky, a Pura Belpré Honor Award winner. Mr. Diaz lives in Southern California.
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