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My Father's Beast [Paperback]

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My Father's Beast is an allegory, told in the words of a child, about a father who is taken over by the "beast" of addiction. My Father's Beast is lavishly illustrated with paper collages. The colors and textures of the papers help to offset the impact of the emotionally difficult story line. Handmade papers in brilliant hues feed the aesthetic needs of the child who is reading and viewing the book. Gail Haley, a distinguished writer and illustrator, has brought her talents to a totally new medium. My Father's Beast is her first book illustrated by a patchwork of handmade papers, hand-printed designs, and photographic patches of texture. She is the only illustrator to have won both the Caldecott Medal and the Kate Greenway Medal.

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Item Specifications...

Pages   32
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.25" Width: 7.75" Height: 7.75"
Weight:   0.25 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Dec 30, 2006
Publisher   Parkway Publishers
ISBN  1933251352  
ISBN13  9781933251356  

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More About Gail E. Haley

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Gail E. Haley is a young but prolific author and illustrator. She has fourteen books to her credit, in addition to illustrating her husband's syndicated newspaper column, "Parents and Children." Miss Haley is the mother of two children -- Marguerite, age tow, and another born shortly after she completed this book.

The idea for this book came to Miss Haley as a result of living in the Caribbean. There she found stories in which tigers and leopards appeared. These, happily, are not part of the Caribbean fauna. And so she traced the origins of these stories back to their sources in Africa. She studied African folklore and culture in preparation for writing and illustrating this book, and to capture the flavor of the languages, the people, their customs and life styles.

The woodcuts that illustrate this book were cut and printed by Miss Haley in her own print shop. She lives and works in New York with her family, surrounded by a large collection of early children's books, toys and games, cut outs and dolls, going back to the seventeenth century.

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Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 9-12 > General
2Books > Subjects > Children > Issues > Drugs
3Books > Subjects > Teens > Social Issues > Drug Use & Abuse > Fiction

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