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Dulcimer Boy

Seidler, Tor

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ISBN 10: 0066236096 / ISBN 13: 9780066236094
Edité par HarperCollins, 2003
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion Etat : Very Good Hardcover
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A bright, tight edition signed by the illustrator on the title page; a previous owner's inscription of front fly-leaf. DJ is clean & colorful w/light rubbing to edges & several invisible pressure marks on rear panel. Text is firmly bound w/light bump to spine end; pages crisp & clean. N° de réf. du libraire WS12654

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Détails bibliographiques

Titre : Dulcimer Boy

Éditeur : HarperCollins

Date d'édition : 2003

Reliure : Hardcover

Illustrateur : Selznick, Brian

Etat du livre :Very Good

Etat de la jaquette : Very Good

Signé : Signed by Illustrator(s)

Edition : 1st Edition

Type de livre : Book

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Synopsis :

William has the brown hair
and Jules the gold.
They are ten months old.
This dulcimer is all their
father has to give them.

A weathered stranger delivers an old wicker chest to the Carbuncles' doorstep. In it they find two sleeping baby boys and a beautiful silver-stringed instrument. For the sake of appearing charitable to their neighbors, the Carbuncles take the boys in, but William and Jules are consigned to the chilly attic, and the dulcimer is locked away -- until William is old enough to play it, whereupon he discovers a natural musical talent that leads him on a bittersweet journey to self-discovery.

Featuring luminous illustrations by Caldecott Honor artist Brian Selznick, this haunting tale by National Book Award finalist Tor Seidler has a transcendent lyricism that soars as gracefully as William's mysterious music.

A propos de l'auteur:

Born in Littleton, New Hampshire, Tor Seidler grew up in Vermont and later, Seattle, Washington, in both of which places his parents were involved in the theater. Encouraged by his family's love of the arts, Mr. Seidler studied English literature at Stanford University, and at the age of twenty-seven his first book, The Dulcimer Boy, was published, launching his celebrated career as a writer.

Over the past twenty years, Mr. Seidler has become one of the most important voices in children's fiction with such classics as, A Rat's Tale, The Wainscott Weasel, an ALA Notable Book, Terpin, and Mean Margaret, which was selected as a finalist for the National Book Award in 1997. He currently lives in New York City.

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