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The Gift

Morneau, Robert F.

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ISBN 10: 0964214067 / ISBN 13: 9780964214064
Published by Green Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.A.: Kodomo Pr - First Edition - SIGNED, 1995
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A fine square and tight hardcover copy in a fine and tight dustjacket/brodart covered. First Edition. Illustrated by Marjorie M. Mau. Signed/inscribed by the author and the Illustrator. A very nice copy. = All books shipped with delivery confirmation. = We have been selling Used Books for over 27 years. Bookseller Inventory # 001950B

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Title: The Gift

Publisher: Green Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.A.: Kodomo Pr - First Edition - SIGNED

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

About this title


In a parable destined to be a classic for all ages, The Gift tells a story about two friends, a rabbit and a pumpkin. The language is simple and the story spare yet within it lie profound lessons about life, love, death, and renewal.

Angela the pumpkin, moved by the beauty of the world around her, willingly sacrifices herself to provide light, love, and life to others. Sammy the rabbit watches as his friend becomes first a lantern to help people who are afraid of the dark, then pumpkin pie to provide nourishment, and finally seeds to give birth to new life.

About the Author:

Robert F. Morneau is the Auxiliary Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, Wisconsin. He is author and editor of numerous books, including the Children's Book of Classic Catholic Prayers.

Marjorie M. Mau is a studio artist whose work in clay and on paper has appeared in exhibitions throughout the United States. She lives with her husband in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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