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The New York Review Children's Collection 10th Anniversary Set

The New York Review Children's Collection 10th Anniversary Set


The NYRB Children's Collection includes beloved works of children's literature for ages 5-12, from delightful picture books for preschoolers throughto favorite chapter books and novels for older children. Praised for their elegant design and sturdy bindings, the books set a new standard for the definition of a "classic." For the holidays, NYRB has put together a special gift set of 20 books. Included in the set:Jenny and the Cat Club; D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths; James Thurber's The 13 Clocks, with an introduction by Neil Gaiman and illustrations by Marc Simont; Daniel Pinkwater's weird and wackyLizard Music; and holiday favorites The Box of Delights by John Masefield andSomething for Christmas by Palmer Brown.The New York Review Children's Collection, which started as attempt to reward readers who have long wished for the return of their favorite children's titles, introduces these special books by highly regarded writers and illustrators to a new generation.The covers feature a unified series design and all interior materials are carefully selected to reflect the period of original publication. These handsome hardcover editions have a cloth spine and many of them include original endpapers, line art, and full-color illustrations.The New York Review Children's Collection Anniversary Set has one copy of each of these 20 books:D Aulaires Book of Norse Myths by Ingri and Edgar Parin d Aulaire, Preface by Michael ChabonD Aulaires Book of Trolls by Ingri and Edgar Parin d AulaireD Aulaires Book of Animals by Ingri and Edgar Parin d AulaireThe Two Cars by Ingri and Edgar Parin d AulaireJenny and the Cat Club: A Collection of Favorite Stories About Jenny Linsky by Esther AverillJenny's Moonlight Adventure by Esther AverillJenny's Birthday Book by Esther AverillThe 13 Clocks by James Thurber, illustrations by Marc Simont, introduction by Neil GaimanThe Wonderful O by James Thurber, llustrations by Marc SimontPinocchio by Carlo Collodi, illustrations by Fulvio Testa, introduction by Umberto EcoLizard Music by Daniel PinkwaterWee Gillis by Munro Leaf, illustrations by Robert LawsonThe Magic Pudding by Norman Lindsay, introduction by Philip PullmanOunce Dice Trice by Alastair Reid, illustrations by Ben ShahnThe Bear That Wasn t by Frank TashlinThe Man Who Lost His Head by Claire Huchet Bishop, illustrations by Robert McCloskeyMud Pies and Other Recipes by Marjorie Winslow, illustrations by Erik BlegvadThe Rescuers, text by Margery Sharp, illustrations by Garth WilliamsThe Box of Delights by John Masefield, illustrations by Judith MasefieldSomething for Christmas by Palmer Brown



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  • Format: Hardcover
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: New York Review of Books
  • ISBN-13: 9781590178119
  • ISBN: 1590178114
  • Publication Year: 2013
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HPB condition ratings
  • New: Item is brand new, unused and unmarked, in flawless condition.
  • Fine/Like New (F): No defects, little usage. May show remainder marks. Older books may show minor flaws.
  • Very Good (VG): Shows some signs of wear and is no longer fresh. Attractive. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Good (G): Average used book with all pages present. Possible loose bindings, highlighting, cocked spine or torn dust jackets. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Fair (FR): Obviously well-worn, but no text pages missing. May be without endpapers or title page. Markings do not interfere with readability. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Poor (P): All text is legible but may be soiled and have binding defects. Reading copies and binding copies fall into this category. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
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