The World Is Round

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Product Details

Price
$19.98
Publisher
Harper Design
Publish Date
Pages
128
Dimensions
6.31 X 7.88 X 0.8 inches | 0.99 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062203076
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About the Author

Clement Hurd (1908-1988) is best known for illustrating Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny, the classic picture books by Margaret Wise Brown. He studied painting in Paris with Fernand Léger and others in the early 1930s. After his return to the United States in 1935, he began to work in children's books. He illustrated more than one hundred books, many of them with his wife, Edith Thacher Hurd, including the Johnny Lion books, The Day the Sun Danced, and The Merry Chase. A native of New York City, he lived most of his life in Vermont and California.

Clement Hurd (1908-1988) se graduó de Yale University. Estudió pintura en París en los años 1930 con Fernand Léger, entre otros. Allí fue donde desarrolló su estilo característico, compuesto de colores de fuerte contraste. Hurd estuvo casado con la escritora Edith Thacher Hurd, con quien también creó muchos libros que se convirtieron en favoritos de los niños.

Thacher Hurd is the award-winning author and illustrator of several children's books. He lives with his wife, Olivia, in Berkeley, California.

Thacher Hurd es un autor e ilustrador que ha recibido varios premios por sus libros para niños. Vive con su esposa, Olivia, en Berkeley, California.

Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was an American novelist, poet, playwright, and art collector. She was the author of many books, including The Making of Americans, Geography and Plays, Tender Buttons, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, and How To Write.

Reviews

"The perfect mix of Gertrude Stein's painterly words and Clement Hurd's elegant illustrations make The World Is Round an unforgettable treasure."--Todd Oldham
"a book. a beautiful book. arrived. it is pink and it is smart and it is beautiful. bring that book over here so i can look at it. would you like some tea?"--Maira Kalman