Bambi A Life in the Woods
The beloved story of a deer in the forest reaches a new generation of readers with a fresh new look.Bambi’s life in the woods begins happily. There are forest animals to play with and Bambi’s twin cousins, Gobo and beautiful Faline.But winter comes, More...
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Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
The beloved story of a deer in the forest reaches a new generation of readers with a fresh new look.Bambi’s life in the woods begins happily. There are forest animals to play with and Bambi’s twin cousins, Gobo and beautiful Faline.But winter comes, and Bambi learns that the woods hold danger—and things he doesn't understand. The first snowfall makes food hard to find. Bambi’s father, a handsome stag, roams the forest, but leaves Bambi and his mother alone.Then there is Man. He comes to the forest with weapons that can wound an animal. Bambi is scared that Man will hurt him and the ones he loves. But Man can’t keep Bambi from growing into a great stag himself, and becoming the Prince of the Forest.Repackaged with a vibrant, fresh cover for the first time in two decades, this timeless tale of a young deer’s woodland life is an ideal collectible.
FELIX SALTEN (1869-1945) was born in Budapest, Hungary, but moved to Vienna, Austria, when he was just four weeks old. He wroteBambiin 1923. It was translated into English in 1928 and became a Book-of-the-Month Club success. Two years after Adolf Hitler banned Saltenrsquo;s books in 1936, Salten moved to Zurich, Switzerland, where he lived for the rest of his life. Maja Dusiacute;kovaacute; was born in Piestany, Czechoslovakia, and now lives in Florence, Italy. One of the most celebrated illustrators in Europe, she has a pet rabbit named Cici that runs under her table while she paints and doesnrsquo;t like carrots. She has illustrated some of NorthSouth's bestselling picture books, includingThe Advent StorybookandHeidi.