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The Trumpet of the Swan by E. B. White

 

 

The Trumpet of the Swan by E. B. White with pictures by Edward Frascino.

Published by HarperCollins Publishing Text Copyright 1970 Illustration Copyright 1970 - ISBN: 0-06-026397-0.

This is a blue broad covered hardback book with gold and silver lettering on the spine (E B White written on front cover in gold lettering) with a beautiful colorful dust jacket.

The book has 210 clean pages, sound to the binding with two addition pages in the back on the author, artist, and publishers.

The book is in great condition the dust jacket show minor shelf wear around the edges otherwise also in great condition.

A little information on the book from the dust jacket in part: Louis is a Trumpeter Swan who came into the world lacking a voice. Louis’s determination to become a trumpeter and pay off his father’s dept takes him far from the wilderness he loves. But he succeeds and wins the swan of his desiring with a lot to over come.

Virginia Haviland writes: Surely there is no other author whose new (at that time) book one would reach for with such sure anticipation. No one else could bring off, so marvelously well, that extraordinary blend of real wildlife and nature and the utterly fantastic.

And the beautiful details, the sweetness of relationships poignant without this time being sad also make you know that this is the author of Charlotte’s Web. E. B. White’s wonderful story of Louis’s struggles to express the music in his heart with Edward Frascino’s beautiful wash drawings is a paean to courage, to freedom, to love and to swans everywhere.

What else can you say but a great book for all children to read, a true classic!

 

Thank You for shopping with me and have a victorious day!

 

Price: $4.95


 

 


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