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Amanda Hall
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 4 years ago
Disclaimer: ARC via Netgalley. This is a charming traditional Russian Christmas story. Dawn Casey’s retelling of the Babushka story is truly a wonderful piece of storytelling. The Babushka woman is similar to the American Santa Claus. She travels the world giving children a pres...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
bookshelves: winter-20142015, a-questing-we-shall-go, adventure, art-forms, biography, cover-love, how-to, kiddlewinks, la-belle-epoque, lifestyles-deathstyles, newtome-author, france, rumble-in-the-jungle, shortstory-shortstories-novellas, published-2012, under-500-ratings Recommended to ☯Bettie☯...
kerry
kerry rated it 6 years ago
Ever since I was a little girl I found Henri Rousseau's painting, "The Sleeping Gypsy", mesmerizing. I didn't know the name of the artist or the painting the first time I glimpsed it, but I knew I was in love. Then, one day I found the name of the mysterious artist who had painted this marvelous pic...
ereksonj
ereksonj rated it 7 years ago
So while the words of this book are biographical, the illustrations are a clear presentation of Rousseau's style. Hall did a remarkable job of keeping consistent with this stylistic mimicry while inventing scenes that were her own. Like so many modern artist biographies, this one emphasizes the narr...
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it 8 years ago
A beautiful introduction to the artist and his bold, dreamy vision.
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