Long Piece of String

Long Piece of String

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SALES HANDLE: Continues the tradition of Chronicle's successful reissues of children's picture books created by graphic designers--e.g. books by Bruno Munari, Paul Rand. KEY SELLING POINTS: HOW THIS TITLE WILL BE DISTINCTIVE: *Distinctive design - and use of material. *Crossover appeal-Children's market and design market. RELEVANT SALES COMPARISONS OR SALES INFO: Bruno Munari's ABC hc / Fall 2003 / $15.95 / 978-0811854634 / 6,752 gross / 8% returns hc / Spring 2006 / $19.99 / 978-0811854634 / 15,911 gross / 3% returns Bruno Munari's Zoo / Spring 2005 / $17.95 / 978-0811848305 / 23,359 gross / 4% returns Sparkle and Spin / Summer 2006 / $15.95 / 978-0811850032 / 25,560 gross / 17% returns Little 1 / Spring 2006 / $15.95 / 978-0811850049 / 13,805 gross / 9% returns I Know a Lot of Things / Spring 2009 / $16.99 / 978-0811866156 / 5,057 gross / 12% returns Lines That Wiggle / Spring 2009 / $14.99 / 9781934706541 / 6,210 gross / 4% returns
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 186.44 x 287.53 x 9.91mm | 371.95g
  • California, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0811874931
  • 9780811874939
  • 231,018

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."..a miracle of simplicity....packs a powerful visual wallop."--Boston Globe ..".a miracle of simplicity....packs a powerful visual wallop."--Boston Globe BOSTON GLOBE
\."..a miracle of simplicity....packs a powerful visual wallop.\"--Boston Globe
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About William Wondriska

AUTHOR: William Wondriska LOCATION: Connecticut Bio: William Wondriska founded Wondriska Associates in 1961, and became known for developing the image and marketing for such clients as United Technologies Corporation, John Wiley and Sons, Travelers Corp., Walt Disney, The National Science Center, Junior Library Guild, and Children's Television Workshop. Early in his career, he wrote and illustrated eleven well-received children's books: The Sound of Things, 123 a Book to See, Puff, Which Way to the Zoo?, A Long Piece of String, All By Myself, The Tomato Patch, John John Terwillinger, Mr. Brown and Mr. Gray, All the Animals Were Angry, The Stop. Wondriska later became Senior Critic in Design at Yale, and is the recipient of several national and international design awards.
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75 ratings
3.64 out of 5 stars
5 24% (18)
4 32% (24)
3 32% (24)
2 8% (6)
1 4% (3)
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