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Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 63 p. Contains: Illustrations. Intended for a juvenile audience.
Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 63 p. Contains: Illustrations. Intended for a juvenile audience.
Quentin Blake. Very Good Condition in Very Good jacket. Light reading wear. 64 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages. Illustrator: Quentin Blake. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 0224036475. ISBN/EAN: 9780224036474. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53169.
Publishers Weekly, 1994-01-24 In the year before he died, Dahl (1916-1990) recorded his impressions--drawn from a lifetime of rich experiences in the English countryside--of each passing month. This delightfully warm and intelligent book is the result. The renowned author describes the natural world as he recalls childhood feelings and events, including memories of cherished toys and games, and a spectacular prank. In a thoroughly beguiling mix of tones, the narrative voice is at times opinionated (``What has happened to these children? . . . Boys should want to climb trees''), censorious (``The cuckoo is the nastiest bird in the sky. Too lazy to build its own nest, too lazy to feed its own young''), paternal, factual and confessional (``I had learnt even at that tender age that there are no secrets unless you keep them to yourself, and this was the greatest secret I had ever had to keep in my life so far''). Throughout, Dahl comes through strongly as a genial, witty and occasionally eccentric soul. Blake's watercolor and ink illustrations, simultaneously defined and soft, and made whimsical with curvy lines, are an ideal match. All ages. (Feb.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
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