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The World that Loved Books

Parlato, Stephen

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ISBN 10: 1894965043 / ISBN 13: 9781894965040
Published by Simply Read, Vancouver, B.C., 2004
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Folio in blue cloth boards; color illus.; 28 p., 31 cm. Lovely illustrated book about a time when everyone, including animals, loved to read books and would turn into whatever they were reading about. Fine copy with the faintest edgewear. No dust jacket. Signed by Steve Parlato on rear past-down in gilt with original drawing of flowers, butterflies and a caterpillar. Bookseller Inventory # 83724

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Title: The World that Loved Books

Publisher: Simply Read, Vancouver, B.C.

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition, second printing.

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Synopsis:

Startling transformations take place in a world where everyone, even the animals, loves books.

About the Author:

Stephen Parlato was born in 1954 in Levittown, New York. He graduated from the Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture in 1976. He was awarded a scholarship to the Maryland Institute's Hoffberger School of Graduate Painting, studying under renowned painter, Grace Hartigan. He is the subject of a documentary film by well-known filmmaker Exul Van Helden. He has been interviewed by Oprah Winfrey for his unique teaching methods with specially gifted inner city high school students and has been the focus of numerous articles in various publications. He also works professionally as a counselor with mentally challenged young adults.

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