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Silk Princess

Charles Santore



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01 March 2020
Children's & Educational; Picture books, activity books & early learning material
Learn about the origin of silk alongside Princess His-Ling Chi in this wonderful adventure.

Based on the ancient fable of the Silk Princess, this original story tells the history of silk in an adorable light. Charles Santore's beautiful, best-selling illustrations pair with his original story to capture the spirit of ancient China. Follow Princess Hsi-Ling Chi as she explores the Five Sacred Mountains of China in search of the end of a silk thread. This gorgeous edition will hold an honored spot on your bookshelf for generations.
By:   Charles Santore
Imprint:   SIMON451
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 267mm,  Width: 279mm, 
ISBN:   9781604339451
ISBN 10:   1604339454
Pages:   64
Publication Date:   01 March 2020
Recommended Age:   From 4 to 8 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Author and Illustrator Profile: Charles Santore is a renowned children's book illustrator whose work has been widely exhibited in museums and celebrated with recognitions such as the prestigious Hamilton King Award, the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, and the Original Art 2000 Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. Santore is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children's stories such as Snow White, The Night Before Christmas and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Paul Revere's Ride, which was named 2004 Children's Book of the Year for Poetry by the Bank Street College Children's Book Committee. His illustrations for The Wizard of Oz, which is widely considered to be the quintessential illustrated version, were used as the scenic backdrops for a major television performance of the work. Charles Santore lives and works in Philadelphia.

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