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    Hailstones and Halibut Bones: Adventures in Colour (Adventures in Color) (Hardback) By (author) Mary O'Neill, Illustrated by John C Wallner


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    Description"Long-time readers of Hailstones and Halibut Bones who thought it was beyond improving are in for a treat. John Wallner's brilliant colors have added new richness to Mary O'Neill's wonderful word palette." -- Jim Trelease, Reading Tree Productions."Originally published in 1961, this book of poetry has become a classic in the field of children's literature... For each color, there is the sound, the feel, the taste, the smell, and the relationship of that color to another." -- Ohioana Quarterly.A Child Study Children's Book Committee: Children's Book of the Year.

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    Hailstones and Halibut Bones
    Adventures in Colour
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mary O'Neill, Illustrated by John C Wallner
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 61
    Width: 160 mm
    Height: 241 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 290 g
    ISBN 13: 9780385244848
    ISBN 10: 0385244843

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    BISAC V2.8: JNF042000, JNF013020
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    LC classification: PS3565.N524 H35 1989
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    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    Colour illustrations
    Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
    Imprint name
    Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
    Publication date
    01 April 1989
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Mary O'Neill knew from childhood that she wanted to be a writer. She began her careeras an advertising copywriter, and after becoming a partner in her own agency, she moved to New York. There she divided her time, as author and housewife, and she started to write children's books for Doubleday, of which "Hailstones and Halibut Bones" is the most famous. John Wallner is the award-winninf illustrator of more than thirty books for children. His many awards and honors include several ALA Notables, the Certificate of Excellence from the American Institute of Graphic Excellence(1080), and the American Writers award for best illustrator (1977).
    Review quote
    "An exploration in imaginative, evocative verses of the world of color and its relationship to the other senses." --"The New York Times Book Review", "Ten Distinguished Juveniles of 1961" "Has inspired young poets all over the country." "--Publishers Weekly"
    Flap copy
    Since it's original publication in 1961, Hailstones and Halibut Bones, Mary O'Neill's renowned work of poetry about the colors of the spectrum, has become modern children's classic. This new edition, which features lavish illustrations and a fresh design, is sure to be welcomed not only by children, parents, educators, and librarians who already know and love the book, but also by a whole new generation of readers. Mary O'Neill's imaginative poems have been left in tact with all the powerful rhythm and rich language of the original. And the award-winning, critically acclaimed artist John Wallner has captured the essence of the poems with striking and colorful images.