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The mysterious journey of the Magi, guided by a star to the place of Jesus's birth, is retold here in words by Geraldine Elschner and through the paintings of late medieval and Renaissance masters including Giotto, Mantegna and Ghirlandaio. Translated by Kathryn Bishop. Age 8+
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"The text is accessible and engaging . . . . A handsome and readable book that successfully illuminates the story of the three kings with images from the Renaissance. Recommended." Teri Markson, School Library Journal"
"A lovely Christmas gift book, both as a contemplation of one aspect of the Nativity story and as an introduction to how it has been portrayed though art." Publishers Weekly"
Geraldine Elschner is the author of many picture books including The Cat and the Bird, Funny Machines for George the Sheep, and Where is the Frog? She has also translated scores of books, including The Nativity, published by minedition. Giotto di Bondonecompleted a fresco cycle in about 1305 in Padua, Italy that is one of the most important masterpieces in Western art."
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Book Description Minedition, 2013. Hardback. Condition: New. New hardback copy, may have slight shelf wear, ready for immediate despatch. Seller Inventory # 027114