175 pages illustrated in color by Michael Hague and SIGNED BY HAGUE on half-title page. Like new in dust jacket. Record # 602041. Bookseller Inventory # 602041
Synopsis: A beautiful new edition of L. Frank Baum's Christmas classic with illustrations by Michael Hague
Every child knows about Santa Claus, the jolly man who brings gifts to all on Christmas. There are many stories that tell of his life, but the delightful version relayed in The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus is by far the most charming and original of all. Only L. Frank Baum, the man who created the wonderful land of Oz, could have told Santa's tale in such rich and imaginative detail.
Acclaimed children's artist Michael Hague has created strikingly beautiful illustrations for this wondrous holiday story. In delicate ink drawings and lush watercolor paintings he brings to life that most beloved of all childhood heroes, Santa Claus, in a gorgeous Christmas classic that will be cherished for years to come.
About the Author:
L. Frank Baum was born in 1856 in Chittenango, a small town near Syracuse, New York. He wrote many popular books for children, but he is best remembered today for his beloved classic The Wizard of Oz.
Michael Hague has illustrated some of the best-loved works of children's literature, including The Velveteen Rabbit, The Wizard of Oz, and The Teddy Bears' Picnic. His lush, detailed watercolors have earned him a dedicated following and a reputation as one of America's foremost illustrators of books for children. He lives with his wife, Kathleen, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Title: Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, The
Publisher: Henry Holt
Publication Date: 2003
Illustrator: Michael Hague
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description Henry Holt and Co., New York, New York, U.S.A., 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Hague, Michael (illustrator). First Edition. Bookplate signed by Michael Hague on first end paper, DJ lightly rubbed, otherwise very clean, bright and tight. Signed by Artist. Bookseller Inventory # 016344
Book Description Henry Holt and Co., 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. SIGNED by the illustrator to a bookplate affixed to the front endpaper, no other marks. Clean hardcover with square binding and corners, illustrated boards. Unclipped dustjacket with negligible wear and no tears. Minor flaws may be found with a magnifying lens in good light. NY: Henry Holt, 2003. Stated First Edition with full number line, 1st printing. 175 pages, color illustrations throughout. - A story told by L. Frank Baum, author of "The Wizard of Oz." Illustrated by Michael Hague, who has illustrated some of the best-known works of children's literature, including "The Wizard of Oz" and "The Velveteen Rabbit." - - Wrapped, boxed and promptly shipped with tracking provided. Signed by Illustrator. Bookseller Inventory # bas1-160324-02