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Stella and Roy

Wolff, Ashley

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ISBN 10: 0525450815 / ISBN 13: 9780525450818
Published by Dutton, New York, 1993
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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32 pages illustrated in color by Wolff. INSCRIBED BY WOLFF with her color rubber stamps of a rabbit and turtle on title page, dated 1994. Record # 406681. Bookseller Inventory # 406681

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Title: Stella and Roy

Publisher: Dutton, New York

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Ashley Wolff

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Stella's bike is faster than little Roy's, so she thinks she can climb trees, count turtles, feed a horse, and still win their race around the park, but Roy's perseverance pays off in a tale illustrated in hand-tinted linocuts.

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In the park one Sunday, Stella challenges her younger brother to a race around the lake. Given that she is riding a big-wheel trike while Roy's toddler-style four-wheeler is pushed rather than peddled ("It was built for coasting," the narrator explains), Stella's victory seems certain. But the curious girl is distracted by several natural displays, among them an assembly of turtles, gulls and a frog; a group of fish in a pool below a waterfall; a gaggle of friendly geese; and a policewoman's horse. Roy wins the race, but he shares his prize--a box of popcorn--with his sister. Far more impressive than Wolff's ( A Year of Birds ; Come with Me ) pleasant though somewhat thin plot line are her polished linoleum block prints, hand-tinted with watercolor. Featuring the fresh, earthy colors of spring, these distinctive illustrations convey both the motion of the children and the still beauty of the park. Ages 2-5.
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