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New Shoes for Silvia

Hurwitz, Johanna

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ISBN 10: 068805286X / ISBN 13: 9780688052867
Published by HarperCollins
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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068805286X > SIGNED by Author. Signed by Jerry Pinkney on title page. Dust jacket shows some light edgewear, including some bumping to the top of the spine, is otherwise clean and shiny. Decorative boards underneath are clean and bright. Spine is solid and firm. Interior text block is straight and firm, and free of markings. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-0767425

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Title: New Shoes for Silvia

Publisher: HarperCollins

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Synopsis:

Silvia can't wait to try on her present from Tia Rosita: new shoes as red as the inside of a watermelon. The shoes are too big for Silvia to wear -- but that doesn't stop her from dinfing lots of ways to enjoy them while she waits for her feet to grow!

"The excitement of the new shoes and the formidable task of waiting to grow into them are both conveyed beautifully through the story and the art....Watercolors fill each page with the details of life in Silvia's home and small village....Hurwitz perfectly captures the pleasure of a special gifted the difficulty of waiting."--Horn Book

Speaks universally to the imagination and emotions."--School Library Journal

About the Author:

Johanna Hurwitz is the award-winning author of more than sixty popular books for young readers, including Faraway Summer; Dear Emma; Elisa Michaels, Bigger & Better; Class Clown; Fourth-Grade Fuss; and Rip-Roaring Russell, an American Library Association Notable Book. Her work has won many child-chosen state awards. A former school librarian, she frequently visits schools around the country to talk about her books. Mrs. Hurwitz and her husband divide their time between Great Neck, New York, and Wilmington, Vermont.

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