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The Jungle Grapevine

Beard, Alex

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ISBN 10: 0810980010 / ISBN 13: 9780810980013
Published by Harry N. Abrams
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0810980010 Abrams, 2009. Hard cover, first edition; signed by author inside the front cover. Fine condition in Fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1039255

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Title: The Jungle Grapevine

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

In his children’s book debut, fine artist Alex Beard brings to life an African savanna filled with humor and misunderstandings.
 
When Bird mixes up something Turtle says, he accidentally starts a rumor about the watering hole drying up. One misunderstanding leads to another, with animals making their own hilarious assumptions.
 
No one is hearing anything right, and soon the animals are in an uproar from one end of the jungle to the other. Elephant is trumpeting, Croc is snapping, and the Flamingos are fleeing! Beard’s story will have every child wondering if peace can ever be restored in the animal kingdom.
 
Alex Beard has two galleries, one in New Orleans and the other in New York City. Along with his paintings and prints, he has created a line of puzzles that was launched through national accounts in fall 2008 and spring 2009. Puzzles based on The Jungle Grapevine will be launched in conjunction with this book in fall 2009.

F&P level: L
F&P genre: F

About the Author:

Alex Beard is a painter whose work has been shown in New Orleans, Los Angeles, New York, and Hong Kong, among other cities. Alex grew up among some of the world’s most interesting and influential people. Andy Warhol, Truman Capote, and their Pop World cohorts were familiar faces in the Beard household. His extensive travels through Africa inspired this book. He lives with his wife and son in New York City. Visit his Web site at www.alexbeardstudio.com.

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