Under the Spell of the Moon

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Katherine Paterson et al
Frances Lincoln
Jul 2006
The styles and cultures of world illustration are magnificently show-cased in �Under the Spell of the Moon�. This impressive and highly collectable collection of illustrations from across the globe is a celebration of artists put together by The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) http://www.ibby.org/ who administer the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen awards.

Donations of the illustrations by the artists allows royalties from the sales of the book to go to IBBY enabling it to sustain and develop it work in ensuring children the world over have access to high quality books. Each artist presents a short text � nursery rhymes, poetry, riddles, idioms etc � to accompany their illustration.

Thirty-two double page spreads by different illustrators are included, as well as a short summary of biographical and bibliographical information. Countries represented include the United States, Japan, the Czech Republic, Sweden, Canada, Austria, Iran, Brazil, France and many more�

A wealth of recommendations for artists and books to seek out makes this a most welcome addition to the multi-cultural bookshelf and a book to pore over and admire.

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