How Sweet It Is (and Was): The History of Candy

Ruth Freeman Swain; John O'Brien

Published by U.S.A.: Holiday House, 2003
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How Sweet It Is (and Was): The History of Candy by Ruth Freeman Swain, illustrated by John O'Brien-stated First edition. Hardback educational story/picture book is quite clean and in near new condition. Dust jacket has a few tears-overall basically good and in a Brodart protector. NOT AN EX-LIB!. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Provides a colorfully illustrated review of how many popular candies came into being while explaining how they became associated with certain holiday celebrations, such as candy corn at Halloween and chocolate hearts for Valentine's Day.

About the Author: John O'Brien is an illustrator, musician, and lifeguard. His cartoons appear in The New Yorker and other publications. The many books he has illustrated for children include "Red, White, Blue, and Uncle Who?:" "The Story Behind Some of America's Patriotic Symbols" by Teresa Bateman. Booklist praised his illustrations for that book for their "unexpected humour...playful action and comical details." John O'Brien divides his time between New Jersey and Florida.

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Title: How Sweet It Is (and Was): The History of ...
Publisher: U.S.A.: Holiday House
Publication Date: 2003
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 1st Edition

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