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Turn of the Century: Eleven Centuries of Children and Change

Ellen Jackson

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ISBN 10: 088106369X / ISBN 13: 9780881063691
Published by Charlesbridge, U.S.A., 1998
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Garrison House Books IOBA (Medina, OH, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since March 31, 1998

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Crisp, clean book with no defect of note. No tears or chips, no bumps to boards and no price-clip. Will arrive in brand new mylar. The book has been inscribed and SIGNED by the artist who wrote thus: "To --- and ----, Turn a page to the future. Jan Dailey Ellis." Turn the page and turn the time is exactly what young readers will do starting with 1000 A.D. all the way to 2000 and the 21st century. The art is charming and fun to read. Nothing "dry" about this one. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 28262

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Title: Turn of the Century: Eleven Centuries of ...

Publisher: Charlesbridge, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Ellis, Jan Davey

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed & Inscribed By Author

Edition: Later Printing.

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Synopsis:

Travel back in time to meet eleven children, each from the turn of a different century. Each century of the second millennium is brought vividly to life by a child of the period. Intriguing facts complement their stories, and richly detailed illustrations serve up a visual feast that holds a few surprises for the careful observer.

About the Author:

Ellen Jackson has written and published many fiction and nonfiction books for children. She is the author of the award-winning TURN OF THE CENTURY, CINDER EDNA, and THE BALLAD OF BOOSTER BOGG, among others. Ellen lives in California. You can visit her online at EllenJackson.net.

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Garrison House Books has maintained an on-line presence since 1997. We are a general interest used, rare, and out-of-print bookstore based in the quaint Victorian town of Medina, Ohio. American history, children's books and ephemera (the history of the people) intrigue us most, but we buy and maintain books in all categories. We are Tess and Eric Kindig, married forever, and passionate about books, bookselling and readers. Tess has been a newspaper reporter, magazine writer, and public relations director, and is still a working author with 13 published books to her credit. Eric owns Log Cabin Inc. in Lodi, Ohio, an 8,000-plus square foot retail establishment specializing in historical books and reenactment accoutrements. In addition to his remarkable ability to schlep large piles of books from hither to yon, Eric brings over 30 years of retail experience to this endeavor! Also, joining our staff are our beloved bookshop kitties -- Miss Lil and Mickey. The former provides gentility and elan, and the latter (who is basically a street thug) provides comic relief. We believe that books are treasures, not commodities, and that readers are individuals, not numbers. Our greatest joy is in getting to know you and serving you with grace and good humor. We appreciate your business very much!

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