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Petunia

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ISBN-10: 0394808657

ISBN-13: 9780394808659

Edition: 50th 2001 (Anniversary)

Authors: Roger Duvoisin, Simon Boughton, Simon Boughton

List price: $16.99
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Aimed at four to eight-year-olds, this is the first of the series of classic books featuring Petunia, the proud and silly goose. Petunia finds a book, and therefore thinks she's wise, and so dispenses mistaken advice to the other farmyard animals.
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Edition: 50th
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 10/10/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 32
Size: 9.44" wide x 11.25" long x 0.34" tall
Weight: 0.836

Roger Duvoisin was born in Geneva, Switzerland on August 28, 1904. Before becoming a children's book illustrator, he designed and painted murals, theatrical scenery, and posters as well as worked in the fashion industry. He immigrated with wife Louise Fatio to the United States in 1925. He created more than 40 books and illustrated more than 140 children's books. He created several animal characters including Petunia the foolish goose, Veronica the hippo, Crocus the crocodile, Jasmine the cow, Donkey-Donkey and Hector-Penguin. He also illustrated the Happy Lion series written by his wife. He received several awards for his works including the Caldecott Award for White Snow Bright Snow…