The Clown of God

Paperback | February 1, 2001

byTomie Depaola

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In this retelling of the old French legend, a juggler offers to the Christ Child the only Christmas gift he has. 'The full-color pictures with subtle tonal modulations are an integral part of the design of the lumious pages full of movement and vitality. The Italianate aspects of the setting are beautifully realized.' - The Horn Book

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The French legend of the little juggler who offers the Christ Child the gift of his talent and the miracle that occurs because of his sacrifice is brought vividly to life in this beautifully designed book from award-winning author/illustrator Tomie dePaola

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In this retelling of the old French legend, a juggler offers to the Christ Child the only Christmas gift he has. 'The full-color pictures with subtle tonal modulations are an integral part of the design of the lumious pages full of movement and vitality. The Italianate aspects of the setting are beautifully realized.' - The Horn Book

Tomie dePaola is the author and/or illustrator of more than 250 books for children. He receive a Caldecott Honor for Strega Nona and a Newbery Honor for 26 Fairmont Avenue. He is also the recipient of the American Library Association's Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his substantial and lasting contributions to children's literature. He...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.26 inPublished:February 1, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0156181924

ISBN - 13:9780156181921

Appropriate for ages: 4

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The French legend of the little juggler who offers the Christ Child the gift of his talent and the miracle that occurs because of his sacrifice is brought vividly to life in this beautifully designed book from award-winning author/illustrator Tomie dePaola