A Long Long Song by Etienne Delessert

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In this interpretation of a simple nursery rhyme, Delessert creates a mesmerizing picture book for young children to enjoy. Full-color illustrations.

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Etienne Delessert was born in 1941 in Switzerland. For more than thirtyyears the self-taught artist has been translating his and the world's ideas,passions, fantasies, and nightmares into the visual language of books,magazine illustrations, posters, animated films, paintings, and sculptures.His imaginary creatures and landscapes juxtapose chaos and order,the familiar and the fantastic, the serious and the joyous, to clarify thisworld and create new and surprising universes. Delessert has illustratedmore than eighty books, including collaborations with avant-garde playwrightEugene Ionesco and renowned psychologist Jean Piaget. His internationallyacclaimed books have been translated into more than fifteenlanguages and have garnered numerous awards and distinctions, includingten gold medals from the American Society of Illustrators. He lives inConnecticut with his wife, designer Rita Marshall, and their son Adrien.
Published May 1, 1988 by Farrar Straus & Giroux (J). 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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The landscape of this pictorial expansion on a nursery rhyme (""As I was going along, long, long/ A-singing a comical song, song, song .

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