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The Summer Book

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4.1 out of 5
Based on 886 Ratings and 257 Reviews

Book Description
In The Summer Book Tove Jansson distills the essence of the summer-its sunlight and storms-into twenty-two crystalline vignettes. This brief novel tells the story of Sophia, a six-year-old girl awakening to existence, and Sophia's grandmother, nearing the end of hers, as they spend the summer on a tiny unspoiled island in the Gulf of Finland. The grandmother is unsentimental and wise, if a little ... More
Book Information
PublisherNew York Review Books Classics
BindingPaperback (15 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages176
ISBN-10159017268X
ISBN-13978-1590172681
Publication Date05/20/2008
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About Tove Jansson (Author) : Tove Jansson is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Tove Jansson include The Summer Book, Moomin: The Complete Tove Jansson Comic Strip - Book O... more
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About Kathryn Davis (Introduction) : Kathryn Davis is credited in . A published credit of Kathryn Davis is The Summer Book.
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About Thomas Teal (Translator) : Thomas Teal is a published translator. Published credits of Thomas Teal include The Summer Book and The abominable man.
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