Maurice Sendak and the art of children"s book illustration. by L. M. Poole

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Published by Crescent Moon in Kidderminster .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sendak, Maurice -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Children"s literature -- Illustrations.,
  • Illustration of books -- United States -- 20th century.

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsSendak, Maurice.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNC975.5.S44 P66 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination132 p. :
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20766779M
ISBN 101871846986
OCLC/WorldCa38426394

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