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Magical Tree (Hardcover) (Myriam Ouyessad)

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Inspired by Klimt's famous mural The Tree ofLife, this dreamily illustrated children's booktells the story of a magical tree whose fruitsaves lives. Painted during the artist's "golden period," Gustav Klimt's TheTree of Life has been interpreted in myriad ways. This children'sbook deftly incorporates the mysteries and depth of Klimt'smasterpiece into a story for young readers. A young man isgiven a seed that grows into a beautiful fruit-bearing tree.After tasting the fruit, he can see into the future, includingevents that will put the lives of others in danger. A king andhis lovely princess daughter test the boy's predictions, andlove ensues. As children turn the pages of this exquisite book,they will be drawn into the intricately detailed and boldlycolored illustrations, which echo Klimt's own artistry. The bookincludes a gorgeous reproduction of The Tree of Life, along withinformation about Klimt and his work. Designed to encouragechildren to discover new details each time they open the pages,this is a charming book that will be read over and over again.
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Trees
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Prestel Pub
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Myriam Ouyessad
Language: English
Street Date: May 15, 2016
TCIN: 51156722
UPC: 9783791372143
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-5658
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