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Petunia

by Duvoisin, Roger

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Duvoisin, Roger. Petunia, STATED FIRST EDITION, COPYRIGHT 1950 Alfred A, Knopf. Exlib. Good-/No dust jacket is included. A clean, solid copy. Rare bright orange paper-covered boards show shelf-wear at edges and spine. Uncommon find. Summary: After finding a book, Petunia the goose starts to believe that she is incredibly wise and thus begins to dish out wild advice to her fellow farm animals. Comical line drawing illustrations by Roger Duvoisin. Please see our photos.

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Duvoisen, Roger. Petunia, 1950 Alfred A, Knopf, STATED FIRST EDITION. RARE. Exlib. Good-/No dust jacket is included. A clean, solid copy. Rare bright orange paper-covered boards show shelf-wear at edges and spine. Uncommon find. Summary: After finding a book, Petunia the goose starts to believe that she is incredibly wise and thus begins to dish out wild advice to her fellow farm animals. Comical line drawing illustrations by Roger Duvoisin. Please see our photos.

Synopsis

Roger Duvoisin was born in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1904 and came to the U.S.A. in 1925. Among his more than 40 children's books, he is best known for those featuring Veronica, the conspicuous hippopotamus, and Petunia, the silly goose. He received the Caldecott Medal in 1947 for White Snow, Bright Snow and a Caldecott Honor in 1966. He died in 1980.

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Seller
Mary Riversong Books US (US)
Seller's Inventory #
590DuvoisenPetunia
Title
Petunia
Author
Duvoisin, Roger
Illustrator
Duvoisin, Roger
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Good-
Jacket Condition
No DJ Included
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
NY
Date Published
1950
Pages
Unpaginated
Size
8 3/8 X 10 ¼
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
DuvoisIn, Illustrator, Illustrated, Duck, Fowl, Bird, Aquatic, Children's Books,
Bookseller catalogs
Children's Books; Art; 20th Century Literature; Children's Illustrated Books;

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Riversong Books. Online sales. Used Vintage First Editions. Good or better condition. 19th & 20th Century hardcover vintage First Editions.

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