Anno's Spain by Mitsumasa Anno

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The imaginative Anno takes us through Spain in his newest journey book, featuring twenty-one colorful, wordless spreads, depicting the enchanting cities and eras of this intriguing country. Discover once again—puzzle-like—the historic moments, hidden literary and artistic details, and, of course, discover Anno himself, as he wanders the unfolding countrysides. Mitsumasa Anno is well-known as one of the international greats in children’s literature. Enthusiasts, new friends and old, will be eager to take this armchair trip through Spain, a country rich in architectural and environmental beauty, and historical events. An author’s note is included.
 

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Mitsumasa Anno is the award-winning author-illustrator of , which won the Kate Greenaway Medal Honor award.
 
Published February 23, 2004 by Philomel. 48 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Working in his characteristically meticulous pen-and-ink and watercolor style, Anno (Anno's U.S.A. ) takes readers on another diverting excursion, sharing his

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A brief prelude tells of a wizard who gives happy-go-lucky Jack two golden seeds and directs him to eat one and bury the other: ""I promise you it will grow and give you 2 more magic seeds in the fall."" Jack does as he is told, and the cycle repeats for a number of years, until Jack decides one ...

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A flip of the page reveals a seaside village with a galleon from a bygone era anchored offshore (perhaps the rower's vessel?), a nearby fishing boat (does the "2003" painted on the bow place the craft in the present?), youngsters playing soccer by the beach, a small procession of banner- and cros...

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