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When I grow up; by Peter Horn ; illustrated by Cristina Kadmon ; translated by Rosemary Lanning

Horn, Peter ; Kadmon, Kristinah (Illus) ; Laning, Rosemary (trans)

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ISBN 10: 0735811482 / ISBN 13: 9780735811485
Published by North-South Books, New York, 1999
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Quarto in color illsu DJ; (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm. Translation of: Weisst du was ich werden will? "Sebastian the turtle tells his father about all the jobs he might do when he grows up, from fireman to skydiver, and agrees that being a father might be the best of all." || Occupations -- Fiction. Fathers and sons -- Fiction. Turtles -- Fiction. Occupations -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction. Fathers and sons -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction. Occupations -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction. Fathers and sons -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction. Children's stories. Children's stories -- Pictorial works. Turtles in Fiction. Fine in Fine DJ ; As New with very faintest of edge-wear First edition, first printing (full number line). Bookseller Inventory # 14634

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Title: When I grow up; by Peter Horn ; illustrated ...

Publisher: North-South Books, New York

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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At the end of a beautiful and busy day, Sebastian should be asleep. But he is still wide awake.

Snuggling down next to his father, Sebastian asks, ""Do you know what I want to be when I grow up?"" then eagerly regales his doting parent with all his ideas.

When sleep finally comes, father and son have forged a wonderful new bond based on mutual admiration and abiding love.

Here is a sweet, simple, and affirming book for fathers to share with their children at bedtime.

About the Author:

Horn, a schoolteacher, studied English language and literature in Vienna, and received a master's degree in 1987.

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