Open House For Butterflies

Hardcover | December 4, 2001

byRuth Krauss

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Continuing a two-year program to bring back twenty-two Maurice Sendak treasures long out of print, our second season of publication highlights one of the most successful author-illustrator pairings of all time. A pioneer of great children's literature, Ruth Krausspublished more than thirty books for children during a career that spanned forty years. Krauss and Sendak collaborated on eight books, and we are delighted to reintroduce four of these gems in brand-new editions, together with a favorite Maurice Sendak picture book.

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Continuing a two-year program to bring back twenty-two Maurice Sendak treasures long out of print, our second season of publication highlights one of the most successful author-illustrator pairings of all time. A pioneer of great children's literature, Ruth Krausspublished more than thirty books for children during a career that spanne...

Ruth Krauss, a member of the experimental Writer?s Laboratory at the Bank Street School in New York City in the 1940s, imaginatively used humor and invented words to create some of the very first books for children that highlighted a child?s inner life. She collaborated with some of the greatest illustrators in children?s literature, i...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 6.5 × 5.12 × 0.25 inPublished:December 4, 2001Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060286369

ISBN - 13:9780060286361

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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“The most charming of Ruth Krauss's books! Maurice Sendak has never done more delectable children. A book to laugh over and love. Recommended for all picture book collections.” (—Library Journal)