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    DescriptionCome hear the intriguing real-life tale of a man whose amazing adventure stories sounded too good to be true . . . or were they? There is not a whisper when Louis de Rougemont steps onto the stage to recount his astonishing experiences on the sea and in lands far away. It is a breathtaking tale of catastrophe and miraculous events. A monster with enormous tentacles! A sea turtle big enough to ride! Fish raining from the sky! Cannibals! But critics say he is an imposter with a gift for spinning yarns. Are Louis's tales true? Or is he the greatest liar on Earth? Bold, whimsical artwork brings to life the tale of an early-twentieth-century man who held audiences rapt while his critics dubbed him a hoaxer of the highest degree. A fun slice of history sure to inspire a lively discussion of truth, fabrication, and the gray areas in-between.


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    Title
    The Greatest Liar on Earth
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mark Greenwood, Illustrated by Frane Lessac
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 32
    Width: 213 mm
    Height: 282 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780763661557
    ISBN 10: 0763661554
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: NFXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.0
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    DC22: E
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    Libri: I-C9
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 84
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MB
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    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12930
    Ingram Subject Code: C9
    B&T Book Type: EN
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    B&T Approval Code: X01523000
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    BISAC V2.8: JNF002000
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    DC21: 001.95
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JNF016000, JNF038030
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    LC classification: PZ7.G853234 GR 2012
    Illustrations note
    4-COLOR
    Publisher
    Candlewick Press (MA)
    Imprint name
    Candlewick Press (MA)
    Publication date
    09 October 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Somerville, Mass.
    Author Information
    Mark Greenwood is a musician and award-winning author of "The Donkey of Gallipoli: A True Story of Courage in World War I, "among other children's books." "He lives in Australia. Frane Lessac is the award-winning illustrator of more than thirty children's books. Originally from New Jersey, she now lives with her husband, Mark Greenwood, in Australia.