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Memories of Childhood * S I G N E D * LIMITED Edition: Foreman, Michael Memories of Childhood * S I G N E D * LIMITED Edition: Foreman, Michael Memories of Childhood * S I G N E D * LIMITED Edition: Foreman, Michael

Memories of Childhood * S I G N E D * LIMITED Edition

Foreman, Michael

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ISBN 10: 1862054088 / ISBN 13: 9781862054080
Published by Pavilion, London, UK, 2000
Condition: As New Hardcover
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FIRST UK Edition thus, with publishers full number line present. MINT volume, with illustrations by author. This is the LIMITED Edition, numbered and SIGNED by Foreman on a special illustrated large bookplate on front free-end-paper. Of 5000 copies, this is #1521. Beautiful presentation of his young life during World War II. Publishers red ribbon marker in place. 191 pages. Mylar protected jacket. (International postage at cost, due to size and weight. Suggest Media postage when possible). Bookseller Inventory # 000328

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Title: Memories of Childhood * S I G N E D * ...

Publisher: Pavilion, London, UK

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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When they were first published more than a decade ago, both War Boy and After the War Was Over were met with huge acclaim, with War Boy winning Britain's prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal. Now for the first time, these two remarkable books are brought together in a limited-edition volume. In War Boy, Michael Foreman looks back on his own wartime childhood in an English coastal village and at life on the front line of battle. Written and illustrated with the same simplicity and gentle humor, After the War Was Over shows us that same village from 1945 onwards, when victory bonfires burned, and where bombsites were turned into playgrounds for the children of peacetime. Such a memorable picture of life in the 1940s and 1950s will have a poignancy for earlier generations while captivating and informing the imaginations of children today.

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Michael Foreman is one of the outstanding creators of children's picture books today. He has won an array of prizes, including the Kate Greenaway Award, the Smarties Book Prize, the Kurt Maschler Award, and the Children's Book Award.

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