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How the Dutch Came to Manhattan - Blanche McManus

How the Dutch Came to Manhattan


Published: 27th April 2010
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This concise history of the early years of European contention over the island of Manhattan was published in 1897 as a children's book, complete with numerous charming pen-and-ink drawings by the author. But with its lively, entertaining prose and smart approach that doesn't condescend to its young reader, it's still a charming read for adults today. Covering the discovery and settlement of what would become the Big Apple, this is a lovely gift for a steadfast New Yorker, a devotee of early children's books, or anyone interested in how the telling of history can be a vigorous, vivacious tale. American author and illustrator BLANCHE MCMANUS (1870-1935) was a beloved writer for children in her day, also authoring The True Mother Goose (1895) and The Voyage of the Mayflower (1897). For adults, she wrote The American Woman Abroad (1911).

ISBN: 9781616401924
ISBN-10: 1616401923
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 84
Published: 27th April 2010
Publisher: Cosimo Classics
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 0.51
Weight (kg): 0.14