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Building Manhattan

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 3 Ratings and 3 Reviews

Book Description
A picture book for city lovers everywhere! Vibrant illustrations and a spare text come together in this striking picture book to tell the story of the building of Manhattan. There was a time when the city was little more than an undeveloped island. But as the small patch of land shifted from Native American to Dutch to English to American hands, it was built, layer on top of layer, into the bustli... More
Book Information
PublisherViking Childrens Books
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
ISBN-10B00394DOGQ
Publication Date05/15/2008
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About Laura Vila (Author) : "The art of making children’s books is not only one of words and pictures, it is the art of making books into experiences with a life of their own inside a child’s mind." - L. Vila Laura Vila pur... more
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3/26/2008 Laura Vila said:
A picture book for city lovers everywhere! Vibrant illustrations and a spare text come together in this striking picture book to tell the story of the building of Manhattan. There was a time when the city was little more than an undeveloped island. But as the small patch of land shifted from Native ... more

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