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Title:
The Friendly beasts : an old English Christmas carol
Author:
DePaola, Tomie, 1934-
Edition:
First Peppercorn paperback edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Putnam, 1981.
Physical Description:
32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 23 x 27 cm
Summary:
In this old English Christmas carol the friendly stable beasts tell of the gifts they have given to the newborn Jesus.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780399207396

9780399207778
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Book

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"The simple strains of this old Christmas melody are superbly reflected in the graceful, delicate, yet strong images that dePaola brings to the page. . . . A Christmas remembrance to be long treasured".--"Booklist". Full color. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.


Summary

"The simple strains of this old Christmas melody are superbly reflected in the graceful, delicate, yet strong images that dePaola brings to the page. . . . A Christmas remembrance to be long treasured".--"Booklist". Full color. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.


Author Notes

Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut on September 15, 1934. He received a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in 1956, a M.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1969, and a doctoral equivalency from Lone Mountain College in 1970.

He has written and/or illustrated more than 200 books including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers. He has received numerous awards for his work including the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure. His murals and paintings can be seen in many churches and monasteries throughout New England. He has designed greeting cards, magazine and record album covers, and theater sets. His work is shown in galleries and museums.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut on September 15, 1934. He received a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in 1956, a M.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1969, and a doctoral equivalency from Lone Mountain College in 1970.

He has written and/or illustrated more than 200 books including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers. He has received numerous awards for his work including the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure. His murals and paintings can be seen in many churches and monasteries throughout New England. He has designed greeting cards, magazine and record album covers, and theater sets. His work is shown in galleries and museums.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Reviews 2

Booklist Review

Ages 3-6. Muted colors and a strong sense of form bring a sense of dignity and beauty to this picture-book version of an English carol.


Booklist Review

Ages 3-6. Muted colors and a strong sense of form bring a sense of dignity and beauty to this picture-book version of an English carol.