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Paper John


A good-hearted fellow who lives by the sea in a paper house and makes paper boats for the village children comes up against the devil in a life or ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 5.000
Elaine H

Whimsy and heroism for children and adults

by Elaine H on Oct 6, 2011

When is a picture book story book for adults as well as children? That's a great question which this book partly answers. The tale of the artist as hero. Lovely illustrations that suggested to me a Dutch or Danish setting and a Hans Christian Andersen-type situation. Really beautiful as are all the books produced by this illustrator---who also illustrated The Friend, which I loved, and Company's Coming/Company's Going.

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