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Description - The Lonely Book by Kate Bernheimer

When a wonderful new book arrives at the library, at first it is loved by all, checked out constantly, and rarely spends a night on the library shelf. But over time it grows old and worn, and the children lose interest in its story. The book is sent to the library's basement where the other faded books live. How it eventually finds an honored place on a little girl's bookshelf--and in her heart--makes for an unforgettable story sure to enchant anyone who has ever cherished a book. Kate Bernheimer and Chris Sheban have teamed up to create a picture book that promises to be loved every bit as much as the lonely book itself.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780375962264
ISBN-10: 0375962263
Format: Hardback
(278mm x 237mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Random House USA Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 24-Apr-2012
Country of Publication: India

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Author Biography - Kate Bernheimer

KATE BERNHEIMER is the author of the picture book "The Girl in the Castle Inside the Museum, " a "Publishers Weekly" Best Book of the Year. Her most recent book for adults are "Horse, Flower, Bird, " a collection of stories, and "The Complete Tales of Lucy Gold, "the third novel in a fairy-tale trilogy. A fairy tale expert, she is the editor of "My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me; Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Women Writers Explore Their Favorite Fairy Tales; "and "Brothers and Beasts: An Anthology of Men in Fairy Tales. "She is currently a professor of English at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette. Visit her at KateBernheimer.com. CHRIS SHEBAN is best-known for his luminous jacket art for Kate DiCamillo's acclaimed novel, "Because of Winn Dixie." He is also the illustrator of many picture books, including "Catching the Moon" by the bestselling novelist of "Bee Season, " Myla Goldberg, and "A Night on the Range" by Aaron Frisch. He's been awarded three Gold and three Silver Medals from the Society of Illustrators. Visit him at ChrisSheban.com.

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