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Inside the Hindenburg


ISBN 10: 0316123862 / ISBN 13: 9780316123860
Published by Little Brown & Co November 2000, 2000
Used Condition: Fine (F) Hardcover
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Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. MARSCHALL, KEN (ILLUSTRATOR) (illustrator). oversized format shows cutaway diagrams of the airship that met with disaster, for younger readers but anyone can appreciate the history and artwork presented in this fine condition book. Bookseller Inventory # 20081026103601

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Title: Inside the Hindenburg

Publisher: Little Brown & Co November 2000

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Ken Marschall

Book Condition:Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First Edition.

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Shows the workings of the great airship--whose fiery demise occured on May 6, 1937 in Lakewood, New Jersey--and brings to vivid life a time when giant zeppelins seemed the only way to fly.

From School Library Journal:

Grade 3-8-A look at the luxury airship and its infamous disaster of 1937. A fictionalized narrative of the voyage of two young people who were on board provides a serviceable story, but it is the illustrations-which include pictures of artifacts and a rare color photo of the crash scene-that are the draw here. Marschall's large-scale art is historically and technically accurate, amazingly detailed and dramatic, and informative and interesting. It succeeds in conveying the scope of both the airship's size and demise, featuring a foldout quadruple-page spread. Students will be able to tour the inside of the engine room, walk the catwalk beneath the gasbags and girders, and take a shower or play the baby grand piano in the passenger areas. The artist's talent allows for views of all of this, and the perspectives are fantastic. When the destructive flames begin, readers will almost be able to feel and hear them. For the in-depth picture, pair this with some of the other recent titles on this topic such as Patrick O'Brien's The Hindenburg (Holt, 2000) for younger readers, and Gina De Angelis's The Hindenburg (Chelsea, 2000) for older readers.
Andrew Medlar, Chicago Public Library, IL
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