My Dad (Paperback)

Author: Browne, Anthony

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A young son proudly describes the many skills and diverse talents of the father he loves--a man who can jump over the moon, swim like a fish, and be as warm as toast. *Author: Browne, Anthony *Publication Date: 2001/04/12 *Binding Type: School And Library *Grade Level: Preschool *Language: English *Depth: 0.25 *Width: 8.75 *Height: 10.50

Specifications

Publisher Farrar Straus & Giroux
Mfg Part# 9780374351014
SKU 30732896
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0374351015
Release Date 4/1/2001
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 10.5H x 8.75L x 0.25T
Author Info
Anthony Browne
Browne has a degree in graphic design from Leeds College of Arts. He has worked as a medical artist for the Royal Infirmary and as a greeting card illustrator. He is well known for his picture-book illustrations, many of which feature gorillas as main characters or manage to work in a gorilla as an illustrative detail. In 1982, Anthony Browne was awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal for his book GORILLA.
Praise
"The parental portrait is appealing, but many youngsters will be waiting through the catalogue for a plot that never comes; the revision of one page in the American edition results in a gratuitous and out-of-place negative (and a stereotypical one to boot) that's a disservice to the heroic vision. This nonetheless has a solid, unsentimental approach to its affectionate overview that will resonate with kids when more flowery paternal offerings fall by the wayside."
From the Publisher
Annotation A young boy extols the virtues of his wonderful dad. Among other things, the boy's dad is brave, strong, and smart but best of all--he loves his son. Color illustrations accompany the text.
First Line He's all right, my dad.
Editors Note A young son proudly describes the many skills and diverse talents of the father he loves--a man who can jump over the moon, swim like a fish, and be as warm as toast.
Editors Note 3 A young son proudly describes the many skills and diverse talents of the father he loves--a man who can jump over the moon, swim like a fish, and be as warm as toast.
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 05
Number of Pages 0032
Publisher Farrar Straus Giroux

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