Harpercollins Treasury Of Picture Book Classics: A Child's First Collection by Various

Harpercollins Treasury Of Picture Book Classics: A Child's First Collection

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Hardcover | October 15, 2002

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From early, beloved classics such as Goodnight Moon and Harold and the Purple Crayon to such recent treasures as If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and Pete's a Pizza, this collection assembles twelve of the greatest picture books ever published. Parents can share the joy of introducing young children to many timeless favorites that have already enchanted millions of readers.

This volume offers a wonder-filled opportunity for preschoolers and families to own and share "the best of the best."

All royalties for HarperCollins Treasury of Picture Book Classics: A Child's First Collection will be donated to First Book, a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to give children from low-income families the opportunity to read and own their own new books. The primary goal of First Book is to work with existing literacy programs to distribute new books to children who, for economic reasons, have little or no access to books. In this way, First Book effectively leverages the heroic efforts of local tutoring, mentoring, and family literacy organizations as they work to reach children who need help the most. First Book distributes millions of books to hundreds of thousands of children nationwide each year. For more information on First Book, please visit www.firstbook.org.

About The Author

Maurice Bernard Sendak was born on June 10, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York, the youngest of three children. His parents were Polish Jews who had come to the United States before the start of World War I. His first professional job as an illustrator (while he was still in high school) involved adapting the "Mutt and Jeff" newspaper comic st...
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Title:Harpercollins Treasury Of Picture Book Classics: A Child's First CollectionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:448 pages, 10 × 10 × 0.25 inPublished:October 15, 2002Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060080949

ISBN - 13:9780060080945

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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