Sunshine Sketches Of A Little Town

byStephen LeacockIllustratorSeth

October 15, 2013|
Sunshine Sketches Of A Little Town by Stephen Leacock

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In this lavishly illustrated gift edition, Stephen Leacock's beloved comic classic gets a fresh new look from renowned cartoonist Seth. For long-time fans of Stephen Leacock and Seth, collectors of Canadiana, as well as readers of Lemony Snicket and Chester Brown's Louis Riel.

As funny, relevant, and insightful today as when it was first published, Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town presents a vibrant and unforgettable portrait of the delightful citizens of the fictional small town of Mariposa, Ontario. Now in this sumptuously designed gift edition, internationally acclaimed cartoonist Seth brings his unique vision and artistry to bear on the inhabitants of this little town to spectacular effect. With more than 40 full- and double-page colour illustrations throughout, this special edition is an extraordinarily beautiful and loving tribute to Mariposa and its residents, one that is sure to enchant long-time fans of Leacock's book as well as captivate a new generation of readers.
Decades after his death in 1944, STEPHEN LEACOCK remains one of the world's best-loved humorous writers. Born in 1869 and educated in Canada, Leacock was Professor Economics at McGill University. His greatest fame, however, was as a humorist, thanks to a stream of books that followed Literary Lapses (1910) at the rate of almost one a y...
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Title:Sunshine Sketches Of A Little Town
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8.37 X 5.63 X 1.34 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8.37 X 5.63 X 1.34 in
Published:October 15, 2013
Publisher:McClelland & Stewart
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780771046674

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