This internationally acclaimed story of childhood-amid-war is told with remarkable depth and detail through Innocenti's award-winning text and artwork. Each illustration tells not only Rose Blanche's story, but a timeless story of innocence, selflessnes, and compassion in the midst of ignorance and destruction. Full color.
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Ian McEwan (Author) Ian McEwan is a critically acclaimed author of short stories and novels for adults, as well as The Daydreamer, a children's novel illustrated by Anthony Browne. His first published work, a collection of short stories, First Love, Last Rites, won the Somerset Maugham Award. His novels include The Child in Time, which won the 1987 Whitbread Novel of the Year Award, The Cement Garden, Enduring Love, Amsterdam, which won the 1998 Booker Prize, Atonement, Saturday, On Chesil Beach, Solar and Sweet Tooth.Roberto Innocenti (Illustrator) Roberto Innocenti was born in 1940 in Bagno a Ripoli, a small town near Florence. Never having attended art school, he went to Rome to work in an animation studio. Returning to Florence, he began designing books and illustrating film and theatre posters. He has illustrated Pinocchio, A Christmas Carol, J. Patrick Lewis's The Last Resort and Ruth Vander Zee's Erika's Story. He lives in Florence with his wife.Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
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Book Description Creative Education, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110152009183
Book Description Creative Education, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0152009183