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The Treasure : 000384763 - Uri Shulevitz

The Treasure

000384763

Hardcover Published: 1st September 1986
ISBN: 9780812454048
Number Of Pages: 1
For Ages: 5 - 8 years old

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Three times a voice comes to Isaac in his dreams and tells him to go to the capital city and look for a treasure under the bridge by the royal palace. Feeling a little foolish perhaps, but determined to see for himself if the dream is true, Isaac sets out on his long journey. What he finds makes a surprising and heart-warming ending to this retelling of a well-known folk tale. In a few words, Cadelcott Medal winner Uri Shulevitz draws a man who is innocent enough to have faith in a dream, and wise enough to understand the greatest reward of all.
Isaac's solitary journey, his arrival at hte vast city, and his discovery there are all enriched by Mr. Shulevitz's beautifully detailed illustrations, which masterfully capture the spirit of the original tale while keeping it simple enough for the very youngest reader.

Industry Reviews

"Rich full-color illustrations provide a fresh and vigorous interpretation of the familiar story of a poor man who, inspired by a recurring dream, journeys to a far city to look for a treasure-only to be advised to return home and find it." --"The Horn Book." A "perfect blend of words and pictures. . .A must purchase." --Starred, "School Library Journal"

ISBN: 9780812454048
ISBN-10: 0812454049
Series: 000384763
Audience: Children
For Ages: 5 - 8 years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1
Published: 1st September 1986
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.6 x 20.1  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.27

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