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Follow the Dream : The Story of Christopher Columbus

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Illus. in full color. The 15th century comes alive in this splendidly original picture book about Christopher Columbus. -The illustrations, executed in a variety of media, show scenes from the explorer's life as well as some imaginary creatures that populated the Europeans' picture of the outside world at that time. The details on each page invite individual readers to pay close attention, but the brief, clear text and framed illustrations lend themselves equally well to group sharing. Make room on your crowded Columbus shelf for this one.---(starred) School Library Journal. From the Trade Paperback edition.show more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 243.84 x 299.72 x 10.16mm | 521.63g
  • Alfred A. Knopf
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • colour illustrations
  • 0679806288
  • 9780679806288
  • 234,994

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"Sis has expertly distilled the essence of Columbus's achievements for young readers; this volume will be welcomed for its simplicity, energy, and idealism."show more

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Illus. in full color. The 15th century comes alive in this splendidly original picture book about Christopher Columbus. "The illustrations, executed in a variety of media, show scenes from the explorer's life as well as some imaginary creatures that populated the Europeans' picture of the outside world at that time. The details on each page invite individual readers to pay close attention, but the brief, clear text and framed illustrations lend themselves equally well to group sharing. Make room on your crowded Columbus shelf for this one."--(starred) "School Library Journal. "From the Trade Paperback edition.show more

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