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Dobry (People of Other Lands Publisher Series)

Shannon, Monica

Published by The Viking Press., New York., 1964
From Hedgehog's Whimsey BOOKS etc. (Newport, NH, U.S.A.)

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Light blue cloth over boards. Colorful jacket art. 6 p. l., 5-176 p., [8] leaves of plates. 24 cm. B&W Illustrations. Map. Audience: Children/juvenile. Youth fiction about a Bulgarian peasant boy growing up in a house filled with plenty: food, work, play, seasonal festivals. It's a farming family, and Dobry was expected to grow into managing the farm; but he dreams of becoming a sculptor. His artist-philosopher-farmer-storyteller grandfather supports his dream. "Breadmaking" in courtyard wood-fired oven excerpt, back jacket. Extraordinary artwork in grayscale. John Newbery Medal winner, 1935. Jacket: "Ages 10 to 15". Good in very good dust jacket. Book covers have white spotting. Binding tight. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.Y0750007373

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Title: Dobry (People of Other Lands Publisher ...

Publisher: The Viking Press., New York.

Publication Date: 1964

Binding: Hard cover

Illustrator: Katchamakoff, Atanas (Illustrated by).

Edition: 13th printing since 1934..

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