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The Man Who Walked Between The Towers

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 662 Ratings and 237 Reviews

Book Description
In 1974, French aerialist Philippe Petit threw a tightrope between the two towers of the World Trade Center and spent an hour walking, dancing, and performing high-wire tricks a quarter mile in the sky. This picture book captures the poetry and magic of the event with a poetry of its own: lyrical words and lovely paintings that present the detail, daring, and--in two dramatic foldout spreads-- the... More
Book Information
PublisherLive Oak Media
BindingHardcover (17 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
ISBN-101595194215
ISBN-13978-1595194213
Publication Date04/2005
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About Mordicai Gerstein (Author, Narrator) : Mordicai Gerstein is a published author, illustrator, narrator, and a photographer of children's books. Some of the published credits of Mordicai Gerstein include Beauty and the Beast (Unabridged), Th... more
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10/6/2008 Rose Stuart tagged as: I recommend

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