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When We Were Young: A Compendium of Childhood

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3.2 out of 5
Based on 8 Ratings and 6 Reviews

Book Description
In John Burningham's enchanting compendium of childhood, the well-known and the unknown contribute funny, moving, magical, and sometimes dark childhood memories. Among them are Michael Palin's account of his first family seaside holiday, Donna Tartt's affecting encounter with a hummingbird, and Seamus Heaney's recollection of a crashed Cadbury's chocolate truck. Whether the childhoods are from the... More
Book Information
PublisherBloomsbury USA Children's Books
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages312
ISBN-100747571813
ISBN-13978-0747571810
Publication Date09/01/2005
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About John Burningham (Author, Illustrator) : John Burningham is a published adapter, author, compiler, editor, and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of John Burningham include Mr. Gumpy's outing, Aldo, Oi! Get Off... more
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8/28/2007 Susan Mitchell tagged as: I Read

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